Hebron gas pipeline fire prompts evacuation of 20 residents

By The Associated Press

About 20 people were evacuated from their homes in Hebron when workers digging holes for fence posts struck a natural gas pipeline and started a fire.

 

HEBRON, N.D. (AP) — About 20 people were evacuated from their homes in Hebron when workers digging holes for fence posts struck a natural gas pipeline and started a fire.

No injuries were reported in the Tuesday incident. The Bismarck Tribune reports damage was limited to some fencing and a shed.

Montana-Dakota Utilities says the incident cut off service to some natural gas customers for a time.

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