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Gas leak forces evacuations in Midvale

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Posted at 12:11 PM, Aug 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-28 15:10:48-04

MIDVALE — A natural gas leak at a construction site in Midvale forced evacuations Wednesday morning.

It happened at the Salt Lake County Public Works Building, 7125 S 600 W, around 11:30.  Officials from the Unified Fire Authority said the leak was caused by construction workers who hit a gas line. More than 200 workers were evacuated.

The broken gas line was patched by 12:50 p.m.

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