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Gas leak prompts evacuations in Colonial Heights

Fire crews blocked off a road near the gas leak on Thursday. (Source: NBC12) Fire crews blocked off a road near the gas leak on Thursday. (Source: NBC12)
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) -

Police, fire and EMS crews evacuated several buildings in Colonial Heights after a gas leak on Thursday.

About 25 apartments, a dentist office and a shared commercial building were evacuated around 9 a.m. 

Around 10:30 a.m., the office building was cleared for re-entry. The Colonial Heights Fire Department let the apartment residents return home a short time later.

This occurred near Farris and Dale avenues, not far from the Colonial Square Shopping Center.

There is no word on what caused the leak.


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