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The smell of gas about 10 a.m. Wednesday prompted the evacuation of Iverson Drug and Dress Club Cleaners in downtown Bemidji. Minnesota Energy Resources workers repair the leak after ice runoff in the back of the building damaged the outside line beside the meter for the businesses. MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER

UPDATED: Melting ice causes gas leak, evacuation of two downtown Bemidji businesses


BEMIDJI – While warmer temperatures were welcomed by most area residents, they also resulted in the closing of two businesses following a gas leak downtown Wednesday.

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Justin Glawe
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