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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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.
— Allegheny County (@Allegheny_Co) September 18, 2019
Officials evacuated shoppers and staff from inside as a precaution.READ MORE: 'You Are Not Alone:' Mother Of Domestic Violence Victim Challenging Men To Speak Up
The gas company was called to shut off the utilities and make repairs.
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