ALTOONA, Wis. (WEAU) -- Dozens of people are evacuated after a gas leak in Altoona.
It happened just before 1:30 Sunday afternoon at Hillcrest Estates.
Altoona Fire Chief Mark Renderman said maintenance staff were installing new electric service to one of the homes and struck a gas line.
He said the staff called 911 immediately.
The fire department set up a perimeter and evacuated people in the nearby area.
Xcel Energy arrived and stopped the leak.
Chief Renderman said the evacuation lasted for approximately 30 minutes.
No one was hurt.