PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A contractor working in the City of Duquesne struck a gas line causing a “major gas leak”, forcing officials to evacuate RIDC Park.

The City of Duquesne Police Department posted to Facebook saying that the gas line was struck at approximately 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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Polcie say the gas line was struck near South Linden Street, causing a “major has leak.”

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Buildings in the immediate area and South Lindten Street remains closed between Grant Avenue and Center Street.

Emegency responders are on the scene as well as crews from People’s Gas.

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