UPDATE: An investigation continues into how a gas line was damaged in west Casper. Black Hills Energy spokesman Mike Howe said a line to the residence on Whispering Springs just south of White Rock drive was "hit", and crews were able to safely clamp off the damaged line. There were no evacuations due to the incident.

Crews remained on scene Tuesday night to repair the line and restore "safe and reliable" service, Howe said. Although earlier information indicated the reporting party said contractors working in the area had hit the line, Howe said they were still investigating exactly how the line was damaged.


Casper firefighters have responded to a gas leak in west Casper according to a news release on its Facebook page.

The reporting party said contractors hit a gas line near Whispering Springs Road and White Rock Drive.

Fire units from the Casper Fire Department and the Natrona County Fire Department have responded.

Black Hills Energy also was on its way to the site.

No injuries have been reported.

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