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Gas leak in Altoona

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Emergency crews were needed in Altoona this afternoon.

There was a gas leak at a construction site.  A back hoe hit a line near the intersection of Highway 12 and Mayer Road.  Xcel Energy shut the gas off.  One business was affected.  The DOT says the wind helped.  No one needed to be evacuated and the intersection could remain open because of the wind.

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