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.READ MORE: Man Involved In High-Speed Police Chase In Penn Hills Wanted After Walking Out Of UPMC Mercy Hospital
Ross: Ross Park Mall Drive – reported natural gas leak in the entrance way of Home Depot; building evacuated and utilities shut off while gas company responds.
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Officials evacuated shoppers and staff from inside as a precaution.
The gas company was called to shut off the utilities and make repairs.
Everyone was allowed back inside a short time later.MORE NEWS: FDA Authorizes Pfizer's Coronavirus Vaccine For Children 12 To 15 Years Old
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