Gas leak forces evacuations in Northside

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Fire Department units responded to the 400 block of Milton Street for a call of an active gas leak.

A work crew hit a six-inch gas main. At least 12 people had to be evacuated, according to fire department officials. They have since been allowed back in to their homes.

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