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Gas leak prompts evacuation at Woodbury's Life Time Fitness

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Woodbury firefighters were on scene this morning while Xcel Energy crews worked to contain a gas leak at Life Time Fitness.

The leak prompted a complete evacuation of the gym – more than 100 people at the time, according to Life Time workers.


The incident was first reported at 9:42 a.m. after a construction crew attempting to dig a fencepost struck the line. Natural gas was blowing for more than an hour as crews worked to shut off the 2-inch gas main that had been struck.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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