LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 19, 2013) — The gas line leak has been capped off and the scene is now safe. The Cooperstown building is now open. You may now resume normal activity.
Last updated: 2:50 p.m. 3/19/13
From earlier this afternoon:
This afternoon construction workers near the Cooperstown Housing complex struck a low-press gas service line, damaging it.
Gas to the area was shut off. Safety and utility officials were on the scene. There are no known injuries.
The UK Office of Crisis Management and Preparedness and UK Police are monitoring and investigating the situation, and will release additional information as it becomes available. Check www.uky.edu/uknow for up-to-date information.