Gas leak sickens downtown workers

August 8, 2012

More than a dozen people became sick Tuesday morning after a natural gas leak in downtown Indianapolis. Workers at an office building at 55 S. State Ave. started to experience headaches, nausea and dizziness at about 9 a.m. Sixteen people were checked out at the scene and three others were taken to a hospital. Citizens Gas shut off service to the building. Fire officials said the leak had reached an explosive range.