UPDATE: Natural gas leak in Rochester

Homes at the scene being evacuated.

Posted: Jun. 27, 2018 2:12 PM
Updated: Jun. 27, 2018 3:02 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Firefighters dealt with a natural gas leak Wednesday afternoon at the corner of 50th Avenue NW and Middlebrook Drive.

One home has been evacuated as the Rochester Fire Department worked to locate the underground gas line feeding the general area and shut it down. 

Firefighters opened all the manhole covers in the area to monitor the gas leak.

There are no reported injuries and fire crews cleared the scene by 3 pm.

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