Rolla Police Confirm Missouri S&T Gas Main Break

4 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, February 26 2014 Feb 26, 2014 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 11:10:00 AM CST February 26, 2014 in News
By: Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

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
• ERL
• McNutt
• Computer Science
• Humanities
• Engineering Management
• The Library

 

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