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Raleigh neighborhood evacuated after gas odor

Posted January 20, 2011

— Crews briefly evacuated a neighborhood off of Trawick Road in Raleigh on Thursday night after reports of a strong smell of gas.

The gas company and the fire department could not find a leak and said there was no public safety issue.

A fire truck remained on the scene for several hours as a precaution.


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  • Justin T. Jan 21, 2011

    Allegedly there was a chili eating contest earlier in the day.

  • tee4unc Jan 21, 2011

    Did Bev make a speech nearby yesterday? A load of manure can be powerful if the wind blows in your direction.

  • Mr. Middle of the Road Jan 21, 2011

    Might not have been you bigredtruck, my Uncle Eddie has been known to release some lethal gas and he lives near there.

  • bigredtruckman Jan 21, 2011

    Burritos last night for dinner. So sorry.