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Black Hills Energy responds to damaged gas lines in Wichita, Kansas

WICHITA, KS, Aug. 30, 2021 — Black Hills Energy responded to a report of a damaged natural gas line Monday on the 1200 block of north Amidon in Wichita. The cause is under investigation, and Black Hills Energy technicians are working to repair the damage.

Please remember the following safety tips:

  • Be alert for leaking natural gas. If you smell natural gas, leave the building or area immediately and tell others to leave too.
  • After you’re safely away from the area, call 911 and our emergency number at 800-694-8989. Never assume someone else has reported a natural gas leak. Alert your neighbors.
  • Do not turn on lights, ignite a flame, use a cell phone or use anything that might cause a spark, including a flashlight or a generator.
  • Never attempt to repair a natural gas leak, and do not attempt to turn natural gas valves on or off.