This morning at approximately 8:15 am, Fairbanks Fire Department responded to a call that a transmission gas line was struck during excavation, causing a gas leak at 1979 Peger Road. The Alaska State Troopers and the Department of Motor Vehicles’ building has been evacuated and closed due to the close proximity of the leak. In addition, Peger Road Auto Repair is close, for the safety of their employees and customers. Fairbanks Natural Gas is on scene and repairs are underway at this time.
Due to repairs expected to take a couple of hours, Davis Road to Airport and Peger Road to Airport have been closed. The Fire Department and Police Department are asking that the public stay away from this area for their safety and the safety of the crews to work and resolve this incident. We will keep you updated of any changes.