RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A gas leak forced some businesses and homes to be evacuated in Rapid City.

A crew from Montana-Dakota Utilities was sent to the scene and quickly stopped the leak Tuesday afternoon on Sturgis Road.

The Rapid City Journal reports fire officials also asked drivers to avoid the area while the leak was fixed.

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Information from: Rapid City Journal, http://www.rapidcityjournal.com