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Oleander gas leak ties up traffic, causes evacuation

WILMINGTON -- A gas leak on oleander drive tied up traffic and forced an evacuation Friday morning. A private construction crew cut through a two-inch main gas line around 10 a.m. Friday. Traffic had to be re-routed while Piedmont Natural Gas crews turned off the gas and capped the leak. A church filled with children had to be evacuated for a short time.

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