Firefighters battle natural gas line fire in St. Paul street

Firefighters battled a natural gas fire in St. Paul on Saturday.

The fire at Brainerd Avenue and Burr Street, which did not extended to any homes, was believed to have been caused by lightning, according to the St. Paul Fire Department.

Firefighters are dealing with an active Natural Gas fire in the street at Brainerd Ave and Burr St. No extension of fire to homes at this time. Crews are evacuating structures and awaiting @xcelenergy crews. The fire is suspected have been the result of a lightning strike. pic.twitter.com/LptEMqM4Gu

— Saint Paul Fire Dept (@StPaulFireDept) August 6, 2022

The department reported at about 11:40 a.m. that gas lines had been shut off and the fire was out. Related Articles
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