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Small gas leak reported after construction accident in southern MN

A small gas leak was reported Monday in Rochester after a construction worker hit a gas line. KIMT photo by Jeremiah Wilcox.

A contractor working for the city hit a gas line but fire officials say the leak should be repaired quickly.

Posted: May 14, 2018 1:09 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A contractor working for the city hit a gas line but fire officials say the leak should be repaired quickly.
Rochester fire officials say a contractor driving a Bobcat was redoing a sidewalk at the intersection of 3rd St. NE and 14th Ave. NE early Monday afternoon when it hit a gas line.
The Bobcat was digging to add concrete for wheelchair ramps.
Officials said repairs should be done soon and that one house may be without gas for a short period of time.

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