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Emergency crews grapple with gas leak

By Amy H. Peterson - Staff Writer | Feb 21, 2021

Around 5:15 p.m. Saturday, Emmet County Emergency Management sent a broadcast alert directing

traffic away from the 1600-1800 blocks of North 6th St. due to a gas leak. Neighbors, however, reported

calling in to Black Hills Energy earlier in the day. After locating the source of the leak, workers from

the gas company as well as fire, police, and emergency crews were on scene until the all-clear came

about four hours later, after 9 p.m. The Estherville News will have additional information as it becomes


Photo by Amy H. Peterson