Weather Forecast

Area law enforcement and fire department personnel are on the scene Tuesday when a portion of Kandiyohi County Road 41 near Copperleaf Senior Living was closed for several hours because a high pressure gas line was accidentally broken by a utility crew. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Homes evacuated after gas line cut

Email News Alerts

WILLMAR -- Nearly 20 north Willmar homes were evacuated late Tuesday morning, and senior citizens moved out of danger after a two-inch natural gas line was cut.


The incident happened at about 10:45 am when a utility crew hit the line on County Road 41, which is also known as the Radio Station Road.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call 320-214-4364 and we can help you.

Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750