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Overnight Gas Leak Forces Raleigh Residents From Their Homes

Posted May 16, 2001 7:26 a.m. EDT

— More than a dozen families are safely back in their homes after a gas line ruptured overnight in Raleigh.

It happened around 12:30 A.M. at the corner of Pine and Whitaker Mill Roads.

Emergency officials say a driver hit a major line, forcing the evacuation of about 18 to 20 families.

Gas crews quickly arrived on the scene and shut the gas off. No one was hurt.