Natural Gas Leak Results In Evacuation Of Some Downtown Spirit Lake Businesses

Fri 1-8-2016 IA"], ["700 block of 16th St. Spirit Lake

(Spirit Lake)-- A natural gas leak yesterday (Thurs.) afternoon in downtown Spirit Lake resulted in the evacuation of several businesses. Spirit Lake Fire Chief Pat Daly tells KUOO news it happened in an alley behind a business in the 700 block of 16th Street...Broken gas line01 

Fortunately, Daly says the gas didn’t ignite)...Broken gas line02 

Daly says the incident serves as a reminder for home and business owners to look along the side of their roofs for any signs of ice build up...Broken gas line03 

The businesses were able to re-open a short time later yesterday (Thurs.)    

The Spirit Lake Fire Department stood by on the scene about an hour.