Gas Leak on South Broadway

Authorities worked on repairing a gas main leak on South Broadway near 34th Avenue on Friday morning.  

(Alexandria, MN) Just after 8:00am today (Friday), authorities say an excavator accidentally hit a six inch gas main near the intersection of South Broadway and 34th Avenue in Alexandria.  Alexandria Fire Chief Jeff Karrow says there are a couple of gas lines that feed the commercial areas in that part of town.  Karrow says the buildings in the area were evacuated as necessary.  Authorities blocked off traffic to the area.  Z99's Tommy Lee talked with Fire Chief Karrow this morning. (VIDEO BELOW)