Gas Leak Forces St. Petersburg Neighborhood To Leave Homes

BY Barbara Ann Kelley,

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – A rupture in a gas main on Friday afternoon is responsible for some tense moments in St. Petersburg.

A gas leak in a 4-inch line at 14th Street and 7th Avenue North near downtown St. Petersburg cause the evacuation of nine homes.

Around 5 p.m. the leak had been fixed and awhile later the evacuation was lifted.

No injuries have been reported at this time.


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