Excavator hits natural gas pipeline near Elmwood and Forest

Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — National Fuel had to make an emergency trip to Buffalo’s west side on Friday morning.

Buffalo fire officials say an excavator doing construction hit a natural gas pipeline near the corner of Elmwood and Forest. It happened around 8:30 a.m.

As crews were responding, one building had to be evacuated. Eventually, the gas leak was stopped and the situation was resolved.

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