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Two Gas Leaks at Knoxville Roadwork Sites

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 at 6:00 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News- Cayde Sprecker

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Two accidents on road construction sites caused gas leaks in Knoxville Tuesday.

Knoxville Fire and the Knoxville Police Department responded to incidents at the intersection of West Jefferson and South Fremont and in the alley behind the Cornerstone Apartments on North Roche Street. Fire Chief Jim Mitchell says with road construction incidents like this are unavoidable, but firefighters will always secure the scene to protect workers repairing the breach and the public. Crews from Alliant Energy responded to repair the damage.