St. Gertrude reopens after nearby gas leak prompts evacuation - NBC12.com - Richmond, VA News

St. Gertrude reopens after nearby gas leak prompts evacuation

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Fire crews responded to a gas leak near Saint Gertrude High School Thursday.

Crews responded to 3215 Stuart Ave around 10:40 a.m. for a gas leak due to a gas main rupturing. A contractor crew struck a 4 inch gas line.

The line was quickly shut off by a Department of Public Works crew.

Part of the school and nearby structures were evacuated while the area was secured. The school is now reopen.

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