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Springfield construction work causes gas leak, evacuations at college campus

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

Construction workers punctured a gas line near the intersection of Lincoln and Federal streets Tuesday morning, according to Executive Aide to the Fire Commissioner Dennis Leger.

The incident occurred around 10 a.m. and numerous buildings had to be evacuated at the Springfield Technical Community College campus. The students who were evacuated at STCC were sent home for the day, according to a STCC security guard.

Leger said the leak was capped up around 11 a.m.

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