officials responded to a call about a gaseous odor detected at the house located at the corner of Central Avenue and E. Third Street in Eureka between 2:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday.
Eureka Deputy Fire Chief Randy Gabel said the odor was believed to be coming from a stove located within the house, which serves as apartments. He said the source could not be found, based on their equipment's gauges.
When Eureka-Wildwood Patch left the area, Laclede Gas representatives had just arrived to use their refined tools for detection.
Traffic in front of the and was halted for a time, due to safety.
Fans were placed inside the house to help air out the gas.