Gas leak near Virginia Tech stopped; evacuated buildings reopen
A gas leak near Virginia Tech has been stopped and evacuated buildings have reopened.
The Virginia Tech alerts system sent out a message Wednesday, notifying people of a gas leak near a campus building. The leak happened when a gas line was hit by a construction crew.
The leak was at the intersection of Barger and Stanger Streets near Kelly Hall.
Classes have not resumed yet after winter break, but as a precaution, buildings in the surrounding area were evacuated, including:
Art and Design Building
Major Williams Hall
Old Security Building
Performing Arts Building
In addition, Barger and Stanger Streets were closed.
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