Tree Chopped Down, Ruptures Gas Line

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

The rupture of a natural gas line Friday led to the brief evacuation of a Lincoln mobile home park.

The rupture happened around 5:30 p.m. when residents chopped down a tree, which fell on the gas line. As a precaution, residents of four nearby residences were evacuated.

No fire erupted from the leak and no one was injured, but crews stayed on the scene for more than three hours as a precaution. Residents were allowed back in their homes around 9 p.m.

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