Roanoke gas leak - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Gas leak prompts evacuation

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Update 1:43 p.m.: Roanoke Fire-EMS released the following information on this morning's gas leak:

We received the call from the E-911 Center at approximately 8:30am and our last unit cleared the scene by 9:39am.  Crews evacuated a building at 1030 Jefferson as a precautionary measure.  No injuries were reported.

Original post:

Roanoke Police confirm there is a gas leak in the 1000 block of South Jefferson Street.

We're told the building is being evacuated.

We have a crew on the way to the scene and will work to get updates on the situation.

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