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Wisconsin explosion leads to local reminders of gas leaksSubmitted: 07/11/2018
Erin Beu
Erin Beu
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Wisconsin explosion leads to local reminders of gas leaks
RHINELANDER - The explosion in Sun Prairie reminded Rhinelander Fire Chief Terry Williams just how serious gas leaks can be.

Williams says the department responds to at least one gas leak per month.

He wants to remind everyone to call 811 before you dig, and to call 911 if you smell a gas leak.

"If you smell that "natural gas smell" call your fire department, call 911. If it's inside your house, get outside and wait until the fire department comes," said Williams.

He said even if you're unsure if you smell gas, it's better to be safe than sorry and to go ahead and give the fire department a call.


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