Close Gas leak shuts down Columbia Street in Bangor Downtown Bangor gas leak shut down area surrounding Columbia St. Zach Blanchard, WLBZ 10:42 PM. EST 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 NEWS CENTER Video Forecast NEWS CENTER Video Forecast Three people injured when car hits motorcycle in Orrington More Stories Video forces Congress to face tragedy among troops Dec. 2, 2016, 6:40 p.m. Maine tribe, allies celebrate Standing Rock victory Dec. 5, 2016, 8:06 p.m. Police searching for missing Bangor man last seen… Dec. 5, 2016, 1:05 a.m.