It was an unusual Wednesday afternoon in Schuyler, work crews were working on an old building when they hit a gas line. Officials immediately knocked on businesses doors to evacuate around 3:30 p.m.

“The whole area total was at least an 8 block area evacuation which included two banks, two grocery stores, the courthouse and city hall,” Colfax County Attorney, Denise Kracl said. Denise has been the person to get the most fast and accurate information from, it’s something the town has really relied on since the March flooding.
“She was posting things on Facebook so we were actually following her where we were located at, waiting for the all clear sign,” Sue Kovar said. Story on channel 8.