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Update: Black Hills Energy said downtown gas leak stopped

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By: Channel 8 Eyewitness Newsroom
8@klkntv.com

UPDATE:  Black Hills Energy said they have stopped downtown gas leak and they are now fixing the damaged line.

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Lincoln Fire & Rescue is working with Black Hills Energy on a gas leak in downtown Lincoln.  

Crews evacuated buildings and shut down roads in the area of 12th and O Streets a little after noon Thursday.

Black Hills Energy released this press release:
Black Hills Energy is responding to a report of a damaged gas line near the intersection of 12th and O Street at 12:20 p.m.

The safety of our employees, community and customers is our highest priority and Black Hills Energy is working with Lincoln Fire and Rescue to secure the area while our technicians safely repair the damaged gas line. 

As a reminder, if you smell natural gas in your area, leave immediately and call 911 or Black Hills Energy’s emergency line at 1-800-694-8989.

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