Idaho Falls, ID - A gas pipeline that was severed by a construction crew this morning has been repaired in the 1300 block of Southeast Bonneville and emergency crews have cleared the scene paving the way for residents to return to the area.
A contractor apparently working on private residence accidentally severed a main gas line to the neighborhood, prompting Idaho Falls Police and Fire to clear the area until gas crews could respond to turn off the gas and repair the broken line.
Intermountain Gas crews responded and were able to shut off the gas in the neighborhoods and then repair the broken line. Nearby residences that had been evacuated were cleared by police, fire and gas crews and residents returned to their homes shortly before noon.
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