Area secure after gas line break in Moline

MOLINE, Illinois -- The area is secure after crews responded to reports of a gas line break near the 3300 block of Avenue of the Cities.

Officials say a contractor was working on underground piping when they noticed the leak and called 911.

According to the Moline Police Department, there was partial evacuation of the area, per MidAmerican advisement. Police say Moline schools were notified but were not in the evacuation area.

There were no injuries or damage to property reported.