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Gas leak leads to evacuation of six Detroit Lakes homes

Six homes were evacuated from Timber Creek addition on the south side of Big Detroit Thursday afternoon after a gas leak near the intersection of Timber and Aspen Drives.

The call came in at 1:12 p.m., at which time the Detroit Lakes Fire Department, Detroit Lakes Police and Minnesota Energy responded to the scene.

Crews were able to stop the leak without incident, and residents were allowed back into their homes after roughly two hours.

Paula Quam

Paula Quam is the editor for Forum Communications Co. newspapers in Detroit Lakes, Perham and Wadena, all in Minnesota.

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