South St. Louis residents evacuate after gas leak - KMOV.com

South St. Louis residents evacuate after gas leak

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By KMOV Web Producer By KMOV Web Producer

(KMOV) – Several residents were evacuated from an apartment complex in south St. Louis following a ruptured gas line Thursday evening.

Firefighters say a vehicle struck an apartment building near Itaska and S. 38th around 9 p.m. During the wreck, the car grazed a gas hook-up, which caused a leak.

Officials evacuated residents from that building along with three surrounding buildings until the leak was contained.

All residents were allowed back into their homes a short time later.

No injuries were reported.

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