State Patrol: 35W Closes After Semi Accident In BloomingtonTraffic on Interstate 35W was at a stand still in both directions Saturday afternoon after an accident involving a semi-truck. The Minnesota State Patrol says a piece of construction equipment on the semi made contact with the 86th Street Bridge just before 1 p.m.
Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations In St. PaulAuthorities are on the scene of a gas leak after a line was struck near the new Lafayette Bridge in St. Paul. The St. Paul Fire Department says a four inch gas line was hit by a backhoe at about 10 a.m. near the area of Fillmore and Lafayette.
Farmington Gas Leak Causes Evacuation Of Nearby BuildingsA gas leak in Dakota County forced people to evacuate their homes and nearby buildings.
Technicians Working To Restore Service Following Gas Leak CenterPoint Energy crews are working to restore gas service to consumers and businesses in Anoka County following a gas leak.
Iowa Hotel Evacuated Because Of Gas, 13 People TreatedThirteen people have been treated after inhaling gas at a hotel in northern Iowa. Mason City firefighters were sent to a Holiday Inn Express a little before 11:45 a.m. Sunday.
12 St. Paul Buildings Evacuated After Gas LeakPeople in St. Paul are thankful a potentially dangerous situation ended without injuries. A contractor hit a two-inch gas line Monday afternoon, near Warwick Street and Randolph Avenue.
UPDATE: Bloomington Gas Leak StoppedA gas leak that led to a road closure in Bloomington has been stopped Thursday morning. According to Bloomington police, shortly before 5 a.m. a gas leak was reported near Old Cedar Avenue in Bloomington.
Crews To Work All Night To Contain Mpls. Gas Leak Buildings were evacuated in south Minneapolis Wednesday afternoon after fire officials detected natural gas following a report of a leak. Workers at a grain elevator at 35th Street and Hiawatha Avenue called 911 to report a strong smell of natural gas at about 4:30 p.m., according to a CenterPoint Energy spokesperson. Minneapolis Fire crews did not detect a leak in the grain elevator, but did find a leak on the street nearby.
Possible Gas Leak Causes Evacuation Of Maple Grove H.S. A possible gas leak led to the evacuation of Maple Grove High School on Thursday afternoon. Barbara Olson, the director of school and community relations for Osseo Area Schools, says her office was alerted about 1 p.m. that a gas-like odor caused a precautionary evacuation of the school. Maple Grove High lets out a 2 p.m., so students who walked or drove were released early.
Suspected Gas Leak Clears U Of M Building, No Leak FoundA University of Minnesota building was evacuated because of a suspected gas leak, but no gas was found. Students were cleared from the chemical engineering building on the East Bank of the Minneapolis campus Monday afternoon.
Crews Strike Gas Line In St. PaulConstruction crews working in St. Paul accidentally ruptured a gas line Wednesday morning. The accident happened at about 10:15 a.m. near the area of Farrington Street and Arlington Avenue.
Residents Allowed To Return To Homes After Gas LeakSouth Minneapolis residents forced to evacuate their homes Wednesday afternoon because of a natural gas leak are now being allowed to go home.