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Gas odor reported at NCSU dining hall

Posted January 4, 2011

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— North Carolina State University police responded to a strong gas odor at a dining hall on campus on Tuesday.

Police said a man working on the elevator in Clark Dining Hall, 221 Jensen Drive in Raleigh, noticed a strong gas smell near the kitchen and alerted authorities around 6 p.m.

University police said the odor was caused by a problem with a gas stove in the dining hall.

The problem was resolved by 8 p.m. 

The dining hall was empty because students are still out on winter break.


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  • Boneshaker Jan 7, 2011

    probably because it was chili day.

  • DeathRow-IFeelYourPain-NOT Jan 5, 2011

    "Isn't this the second time in one week?"

    Second time they've served beans this week.

  • aroundthehorn Jan 5, 2011

    The smeller's the feller!

  • Rockermom Jan 5, 2011

    OK, I needed that laugh!! Most of you are on the same thought pattern as I IMMEDIATELY.

  • 6079 SMITH W Jan 5, 2011

    "More beans, Mr. Taggert?" ;)

  • tobywilliamson58 Jan 5, 2011

    somebody must have served some navy beans and potted meat together. That's a no no!! What a story! Must be slow in the news room!

  • goBRO Jan 5, 2011

    It's probably coming from the tractors. Go Heels.

  • The Fox Jan 5, 2011

    It's that mystery meat.

  • down by the pond Jan 5, 2011

    too many black eyed peas i tell ya !!!

  • flapy Jan 5, 2011