UTEP gas leak prompts evacuations

UTEP gas leak prompts evacuations
Friday, December 28, 2012 - 5:14pm

Seven people were evacuated Friday morning after a gas line ruptured on the UTEP campus.

Fire officials said the two-inch line ruptured around 10:30 a.m. while construction crews were working.

Two people were evacuated from the Memorial Building and five people from the second floor of Burgess Hall. The area was also immediately closed off.

No one was injured.

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