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Gas Leak

Utility crew broke gas line that led to evacuations

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videoA gas leak at 17th and Grace streets forced residents to evacuate their homes for about an hour this morning. Full story...
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Gas leak causes home evacuations, road closures

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video About 12 homes on Pine Valley Drive were evacuated after private contractors accidentally nicked the gas line near S. College Street. Full story...
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Crews repair Wilmington gas leak, warn drivers of odor & black ice

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A gas leak in Wilmington is contained and roads are back open this morning after crews say they found a malfunction sparked the leak. Full story...
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Residents evacuated, roads closed after construction crews strike gas line

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Some Wilmington residents have been evacuated and several roads closed down after construction crews struck a gas line just after noon today. Wilmington fire crews are on the scene of the leak at the intersection of 13th and Glenn Streets, where some roads are blocked because of the repairs underway. Full story...
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UPDATE: Evacuees can return to homes, businesses after gas leak stopped

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videoThe gas leak near Mayfaire and Landfall has been stopped, and Wilmington fire crews say evacuees are allowed to return to homes and businesses there. Battalion Chief David Hines says Piedmont Gas is still working to repair the four-inch line at the new commercial construction site at the end of Sir Tyler Drive. Full story...
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Homes evacuated after gas leak near 17th, Princess and Chestnut

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videoThe fire department says crews were cleaning a storm drain around 12:30 p.m. when they heard a hissing sound and smelled gas. WFD says the leak is in a manhole in an alley between Princess and Chestnut near 17th St. Full story...
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UPDATE: UNCW students back in dorm after gas leak evacuation

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UNCW students are back inside Graham-Hewlett Hall after a gas leak evacuated 300 to 400 students who live there last night. Full story...
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Gas leak forces home evacuations in Brunswick Forest

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videoA gas leak led to several homes being evacuated in the Brunswick Forest subdivision in Leland. Full story...
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Leland Wal-Mart back open after being evacuated

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video According to Brunswick County dispatchers the Wal-Mart in Leland has been evacuated due to a gas leak. Dispatch confirms that a little after 3 p.m. on Sunday the store was evacuated. Full story...
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Residents return home after gas leak on 6th Street

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videoResidents have been allowed back in their homes after a gas leak at 919 S. 6th Street, according to the Wilmington Fire Department. Full story...
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Gas leak causes Wilmington residents to evacuate

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Wilmington fire crews have evacuated several residents, and closed down the 500 Block of S. 7th St., after workers hit a gas line. Full story...
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Mismarked lines may be to blame for gas leak

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video It shut down a main artery through the middle of Wilmington, but who is to blame for the gas leak that shut down S. College Road and kept Cape Fear Academy students locked in school last night? Full story...
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Gas leak repaired, Cape Fear Academy on normal schedule

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Cape Fear Academy will operate on a normal schedule Thursday after the gas company says the leak has been repaired. Full story...
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Cape Fear Academy students wait out gas leak

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videoA gas leak on S. College Road in Wilmington left the road shut down and drivers stuck in traffic. While the wait may have been bad for drivers, it was worse for students who were stuck at school for hours. Full story...
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UPDATE: Lockdown lifted, road reopened after gas line break

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video A lockdown has been lifted at Cape Fear Academy after a gas main break near the campus. The break was reported shortly before 4 p.m. in the 3900 block of South College Road. Emergency crews have closed traffic in both directions as they work to stop the leaking gas. Full story...
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