Rolla Police Confirm Missouri S&T Gas Main Break
ROLLA - The Rolla Police Department confirmed on its Facebook page there was a gas main break on the Missouri S&T campus Wednesday morning.
As of Wednesday afternoon, Missouri S&T officials gave the all clear to return to Straumanis-Jamess Hall.
Missouri S&T officials said a mass notification message warned people on the north side of campus around 10:15 a.m. to evacuate after a gas line break was detected in Staunamis-James Hall.
A second leak was suspected near Futon Hall around 10:40 a.m., and the entire campus evacuated to the Gale Bullman Multi-Purpose Building. It was later determined there was no second gas leak.
Rolla police evacuated students, faculty and staff to the Multi-Purpose building from the following buildings:
• Straumanis-James Hall
• Computer Science
• Engineering Management
• The Library