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Gas leak reported at Duplin County jail

Posted June 7, 2010

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— Officials were trying to determine the location of a gas leak at the Duplin County jail on Monday evening.

Duplin County Assistant Fire Marshal Ricky Deaver said all gas was cut off to the facility, while Department of Correction maintenance crews tried to pinpoint the saturation of the gas.

The jail was not evacuated. No injuries were reported.


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  • mikey1146 Jun 8, 2010

    The leak was at the DOC facility, the state prison, not the county jail. WRAL needs to check their source.

  • mrr03 Jun 8, 2010

    WRAL..There is a difference between a Jail and a NC Department of Correction facility..Was the leak at the County Jail or the Duplin Correctional Center?