(From Eagle Grove City Hall)
Eagle Grove, Iowa — Eagle Grove emergency crews were called to the area of North Hewitt and NW First Street shortly before 1:00 PM today after a fencing crew struck a gas line.
Crews from MidAmerican Energy responded to the area and were able to stop the leak about 3:45PM.
Residents in the area near the leak were asked to evacuate while a larger perimeter was asked to shelter in place during the incident. A shelter was opened for those who could not return to their homes.