SALT LAKE CITY— A gas leak in the 400 east block of South Temple has caused the evacuation of the Cathedral of the Madeleine as a precaution, according to Salt Lake City Police Department.
Salt Lake City Fire Department is investigating the scene.
Dana Peterson Sr. Communications Director with Dominion Energy says a contractor bored into an underground gas line, causing the leak. Peterson says that crews are on scene and having some difficulties pinpointing exactly where the leak is coming from.
UPDATE: 8:42 p.m.
Dana Peterson with DE has confirmed the gas leak is contained but crews are expected to be on-site until early morning repairing the street along South Temple.
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