Fire Dept.: Ice Chunk Damages Gas Meter in Wausau

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

The Wausau Fire Department says natural gas has been shut off to a home on the 1400 block of Cleveland Avenue after a chunk of ice fell from the roof of the home and damaged the gas meter. It happened around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday evening.

Wisconsin Public Service says they'll make the necessary repairs and turn the gas back on when they are done.

A neighbor tells NewsChannel 7 he called dispatch after hearing a loud thud and 'hissing' coming from the home.

Earlier this month WPS asked customers to keep gas meters and vents clear to avoid any sort of damage.

The fire department says no one was home at the time, and no one was injured.

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