JOPLIN, Mo. — The Joplin Police Department release information regarding a gas leak. “20th Street is closed between Pearl and Byers due to a gas leak. Utility crews are on scene working to deal with the problem. Please stay out of the area and plan a detour route.”
Joplin Fire Department is on the scene and the roadway, all lanes, are closed to traffic. You are asked to avoid the area if possible.