ROSS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — The Home Depot in Ross Township was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a natural gas leak.

According to Allegheny County officials, the gas leak was reported in the entrance way of the Home Depot store.

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Officials evacuated shoppers and staff from inside as a precaution.

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The gas company was called to shut off the utilities and make repairs.

Everyone was allowed back inside a short time later.

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