Construction Work Causes Gas Main Break

Contact: Chief Peter O’Leary Fond du Lac Fire Department (920) 322-3802                                                          
(920) 251-9806 April 22, 2013  Construction Work Causes Gas Main Break   FOND DU LAC, WI—On 4-22-13 at 9:49 a.m. the Fond du Lac Fire
Department was dispatched to 13th Street and Greenwood (one block
west of Main St. ) for a gas line leaking as a result of a road construction
project in the area.  Nearby homes were immediately evacuated by fire
personnel with the assistance of the FDL Police.  Alliant Energy was
called to the scene and were able to stop the leak from a 4” gas main. 
All residents who were evacuated were allowed back in their homes after
approximately one hour . Alliant Energy reported that 108 customers will be
without natural gas while repairs are being made.  There were no reported
injuries.   

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