Gas Leak Forces Evacuations

5 years 7 months 3 weeks ago September 29, 2011 Sep 29, 2011 Thursday, September 29 2011 Thursday, September 29, 2011 5:34:00 PM CDT in News
By: Megan Johnson
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COLUMBIA - The Columbia Fire Department evacuated four apartment buildings Thursday afternoon at Colony Apartments on Whitegate Drive due to a gas leak.

A contractor struck a natural gas line, and apartments were evacuated as a precaution. No one was injured.

Residents will be allowed back into their apartments as soon as a thorough walkthrough has been completed.

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