Sanford Fitness Evacuated After Gas Leak 12 Jan 18

Well, things are back to normal this morning, but it was a rough start yesterday after a Natural Gas Leak forced the evacuation at the former clinic location on Highway #59; Thief River Falls East Side ..

No injuries were reported but the situation forced the brief evacuation of the building; now Sanford Health and Fitness.

Fire Fighters were called to the Fitness Center just around 8:30 Thursday morning, after a skid-steer loader working snow removal “knicked” an above ground Natural Gas Line.

A spokesman at the Fire Hall says crews with Northern Municipal Utilities quickly had the situation under control, strong winds dissipating the gas without incident – with a precautionary and brief evacuation of the building ..
Again, no injuries reported.