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Natural Gas Leaks Into Raleigh Sewer Line

Authorities determined evacuations were not required for safety.

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Raleigh authorities were called Friday evening to investigate a leak of natural gas into city sewer lines in the area of  West Aycock Street  and Fairview Road.

Fire Department investigators said the gas had gotten into sewer lines beneath the street, but did not pose an immediate danger. Authorities determined evacuations were not necessary.

Crews from Progress Energy and the city Public Utilities Department were called to the scene.
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