Eveleth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Authorities have closed off part of Progress Parkway in Eveleth after a utility company digging in the area struck a gas line around 1pm.
According to Eveleth Police Chief Tim Koivunen, none of the businesses in the surrounding area are being evacuated at this time and says that the situation is under control.
Koivunen also says that no one was hurt as a result of the struck gas line.
Authorities from Virginia and Eveleth responded to the scene.
Koivunen said he's not sure how long the road will remain blocked off.
Posted to the web by Krista Burns