Gas Leak Closes Grand Island Street
A gas leak closed a Grand Islandstreet for most of the day Saturday.
Fire officials said it happened shortlybefore 10:00 a.m. in an alley off North Wheeler Street between 17th and 16th Streets.
Crews on the scene said they weremaintaining a Northwestern gas pipe when a backhoe caused the leak. It wasfixed within 20 minutes, but the Grand Island Fire Department was called asprecautionary measure.