No Injuries After Gas Line Is Struck In Manchester

erpudA contractor working at the new Hampton Inn that is being built on the Woodbury Hwy in Manchester struck a two-inch natural gas line late Monday morning. The contractor was doing excavating when the accident occurred. Elk River Public Utility District personnel were called to the scene along with Manchester Fire and Rescue. The gas company responded to shut off the gas.
Emma’s Restaurant and workers at the building site were evacuated from the area for about 15 minutes. Manchester Fire and Rescue Chief George DeShields said all ended well with no one injured.