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Natural gas leak reported in north Minneapolis, surrounding buildings evacuated

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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.


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