Gas leak closes Mason City street

Smell of gas noticeable around small dig site.

Posted: Apr 3, 2019 4:24 PM

MASON CITY, Iowa - Police briefly closed a section of North Pennsylvania Avenue Wednesday due to a gas leak.

It happened around 4 pm at an excavation site on the corner of 5th Street NE and Pennsylvania. A

About two blocks of road was shut down for around 15 minutes while the small leak was brought under control.

The smell of gas was noticeable in the area at the time.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
29° wxIcon
Hi: 31° Lo: 18°
Feels Like: 19°
Albert Lea
Overcast
28° wxIcon
Hi: 31° Lo: 19°
Feels Like: 20°
Austin
Broken Clouds
32° wxIcon
Hi: 34° Lo: 20°
Feels Like: 24°
Charles City
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 33° Lo: 18°
Feels Like: 21°
Rochester
Overcast
30° wxIcon
Hi: 31° Lo: 18°
Feels Like: 18°
Quieter weekend
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Community Events