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Crews repair leaking 12-inch gas pipe in Waukesha; no injuries reported

WAUKESHA — We Energies crews were called out to the area of Barstow and Main in Waukesha around 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26 to deal with a gas leak.

It was reported to We Energies that a contractor was excavating and hit a 12-inch gas pipe. Emergency responders exacuated the area with assistance from the Waukesha Metro Transit department.

It took repair crews approximately two-and-a-half hours to seal the leak. All citizens in the affected area have been allowed back into their homes and businesses.

No injuries were reported, the Waukesha Fire Department said. We Energies remains on the scene to continue repairs.

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