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UPDATE: Bloomington Gas Leak Stopped

A 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.

03/05/2015

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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.

03/12/2014

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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.

01/09/2014

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Suspected Gas Leak Clears U Of M Building, No Leak Found

A 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.

11/11/2013

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Crews Strike Gas Line In St. Paul

Construction 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.

09/18/2013

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Residents Allowed To Return To Homes After Gas Leak

South Minneapolis residents forced to evacuate their homes Wednesday afternoon because of a natural gas leak are now being allowed to go home.

03/13/2013

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Cause Of Brooklyn Center Explosion Unknown

Authorities aren’t sure what caused the explosion that evacuated a Brooklyn Center school, and restricted traffic in the area on Tuesday afternoon.

02/26/2013

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Authorities Investigating Gas Leak At Stillwater Prison

Authorities said the gas leak happened at the Stillwater prison between buildings Friday morning when contractors digging in the area to replace concrete hit a natural gas line.

08/10/2012

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Highway 12 In Maple Plain Reopened After Gas Leak

Highway 12 in Maple Plain had to be closed for more than two hours on Wednesday after a gas leak in the area, authorities said.

07/25/2012

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Authorities: Gas Leak Caused NE Mpls House Explosion

A leaking natural gas pipe was the cause of a Northeast Minneapolis house fire that left two families displaced, one person injured and five firefighters with heat exhaustion Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

07/23/2012

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Gas Leak On Hwy 65 In Blaine Congests Traffic

A gas leak at the intersection of Highway 65 and 105th Avenue in Blaine has snarled traffic and the Anoka County Dispatcher said crews will be released soon to fix the issue.

06/29/2012

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Elementary School Evacuates Over Gas Leak

An elementary school in Crystal, Minn. was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a gas leak.

05/09/2012

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Fuel Container Leaking In Apple Valley, No Injuries

Fire officials are on the scene of a large gas leak in Apple Valley, according to Fire Chief Nealon Thompson.

02/14/2012

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Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Near U Of M Campus

Residents have been allowed back to student housing near the University of Minnesota St. Paul campus after a natural gas leak forced a brief evacuation.

11/08/2011

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Gas Leak Forces Mankato School Evacuation

Students had to be evacuated from Mankato East High School after a crew planting trees struck an 8-inch gas line behind the school.

09/28/2011

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Homes Evacuated After Gas Main Hit

A number of homes in Fridley, Minn. were evacuated Thursday afternoon after a gas main was struck.

05/19/2011

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5 Homes Evacuated Due To Gas Leak In Mpls., St. Anthony

Minneapolis and St. Anthony crews are responding to a gas leak on Stinson Boulevard Tuesday afternoon.

05/10/2011

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Crews Shut Off Gas Leak In St. Paul

Crews have shut off a gas leak that closed down University Avenue in St. Paul Thursday morning and early afternoon.

03/24/2011

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Gas Smell Evacuates Chanhassen School

The Chanhassen Elementary School was evacuated Thursday morning after staff members noticed the smell of gas in the building.

03/10/2011

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Mpls. Building Evacuated Over Gas Leak

A potentially dangerous gas leak forced nine Minneapolis families out of their homes for the night.

02/10/2011

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9 Sickened By Gas Smell In Roseville

Up to 200 people were evacuated after a strong natural gas odor was detected at a Roseville office park.

01/28/2011

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Gas Leak Concern Forces Austin Building Evacuation

Austin’s Main Street has reopened after part of the street was shut down because of a potential gas leak.

12/27/2010

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Gas Leak In Minneapolis Forces Evacuations

Crews are working to contain a gas leak in a south Minneapolis neighborhood.

12/15/2010