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Detroit Lakes firefighters were on the ready Monday after a construction crew severed a two-inch gas line while working on a bridge project on Lori Avenue in Detroit Lakes. (Brian Basham/Tribune)

Construction workers puncture gas line in Detroit Lakes

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Landwehr Construction Inc. crews working on replacing the Lori Avenue bridge punctured a gas line and resulted in the evacuation of two homes Monday afternoon.


The Detroit Lakes Police and Fire Departments were called into the scene at Pembina Trail and Lori Avenue around 4 p.m. and remained there for almost one hour to resolve the mishap.

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