Close Gas leak shuts down Columbia Street in Bangor Downtown Bangor gas leak shut down area surrounding Columbia St. Zach Blanchard, WLBZ 11:42 PM. EDT October 13, 2016 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — A gas leak in downtown Bangor shut down the area surrounding Columbia Street Thursday evening. Fire crews responded to the call around 5 p.m. after construction workers struck a gas line on Middle Street. Fire trucks blocked the road at Hammond Street. Crews on scene were able to quickly stop the leak and eventually repair the line. Officials tested for gas in surrounding buildings, and emergency crews cleared the scene within an hour. Copyright 2016 WLBZ CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS School Shocker: Teacher Drags Student (WGBA) NEWS CENTER Video Forecast NEWS CENTER Video Forecast Alleged abuse case highlights law loophole The Nottingham Galley shipwreck of 1710 Skowhegan buses vandalized over weekend 4-year-old found dead in pond in St. Albans Three people injured when car hits motorcycle in Orrington A special dog for a little boy UMaine freezes tuition for sixth year More Stories At least 9 law enforcement agencies respond to false… Sep 20, 2017, 8:29 p.m. Bangor reaches 10-year agreement with Waterfront Concerts Sep 20, 2017, 8:32 p.m. Future of Bangor Mall in question, according to report Sep 20, 2017, 12:42 p.m.