Rochester Fire Department Responds to Gas Leak
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Rochester Fire Department responded to the report of a natural gas leak in the northeastern part of the city on Wednesday.
The Fire Department says a natural gas line was punctured by a person digging a hole to set up a fence. Firefighters used a special clamp to control the leak and turned the situation over to Minnesota energy.
No injuries were reported. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says state law requires anyone planning excavation activity contact Gopher State One Call at least two days before digging. Gopher State Once Call can be reached by calling 811 or by clicking here.