Broken Gas Line Makes For Some Tense Moments In Spencer Monday Evening

Tue 6-4-2019

(Spencer)-- A broken natural gas line resulted in the evacuation of a Spencer neighborhood last (Mon.) evening.

Authorities say it happened in the area of 1st Avenue West and West 11th Street a little after 7:00 pm when the line was hit by a piece of digging equipment.

The Spencer Fire Department, law enforcement and Black Hills Energy officials converged on the scene, which was cordoned off and evacuated while crews repaired the broken line without incident.

The all clear was given once the repairs were completed and the area was once again deemed safe.