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Gas leak forces mandatory evacuations in Alpine

Posted at 3:05 PM, May 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-08 17:18:34-04

ALPINE, Utah – A construction crew struck a 2-inch natural gas line Wednesday and forced evacuations in Alpine, according to Lone Peak Fire District officials.

Lone Peak Fire officials said they went door-to-door in the evacuation area, which stretches from 500 North to 700 North on Main Street and from Main Street to Grove Drive.

Dominion Energy is at the scene, according to officials, and evacuations are expected to last for the next two-to-three hours.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as new information becomes available.