Updated: June 03, 2021 12:16 PM
Created: June 03, 2021 11:48 AM
Fire crews were at the scene of a reported natural gas leak in the Willard-Hay neighborhood of Minneapolis.
According to the Minneapolis Fire Department, firefighters responded to the intersection of Plymouth and Russell avenues on a report of the gas leak.
All buildings in the immediate area were evacuated, according to the department.
Meanwhile, a CenterPoint Energy spokesperson said the damage was caused by a third-party contractor not affiliated with the utilities company and that as a safety precaution, an evacuation of one block from Plymouth Avenue to 12th Avenue and over to Russell Avenue.
Additional information was not immediately available.
Fire Crews are on scene at a natural gas leak in the area of Plymouth Ave N and Russell Ave N. All buildings in the immediate area have been evacuated. Please avoid the area until further notice.— Minneapolis Fire (@MinneapolisFire) June 3, 2021
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