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Ironwood Memorial Building evacuated for gas leak

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD — A gas leak resulted in a brief evacuation of the city of Ironwood Memorial Building on Wednesday morning.

When staff arrived to open the building there was a smell of gas, said Karen Gullan, Ironwood city clerk. As a precaution the building was evacuated as staff called Xcel Energy at around 8 a.m., she said.

Gullan said the staff were aware that a previous gas leak incident originated from the American Legion Post 5 room in the building.

“It was the first place we looked,” Gullan said.

The Xcel Energy technicians checked the...

 
 
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