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Falling ice breaks gas line in downtown Park Rapids

Park Rapids police and firefighters respond to a gas line breaking Wednesday afternoon in downtown Park Rapids. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

Ice falling from a roof on the west side of the third block of Main street broke a line to a gas meter early Wednesday afternoon, Park Rapids police and firefighters responding.

The west half of the block was evacuated. The problem was identified and corrected within a half hour, according to Park Rapids fire chief Donn Hoffman.