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Officials evacuate four small businesses in Raleigh due to gas leak

Posted June 30, 2015 9:57 a.m. EDT
Updated June 30, 2015 9:58 a.m. EDT

— Four small businesses on Hillsborough Street were evacuated Tuesday morning after a gas leak, Raleigh police said.

The leak was reported near the intersection of Ashe Avenue at about 9:30 a.m. The leak was capped by 9:50 a.m.

Police closed Hillsborough Street between Park and Morgan streets while crews worked to repair the leak. Officials said the businesses should reopen by mid-morning.