Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of More Than 200 Red Springs Residents

More than 200 Red Springs residents were evacuated from their homes this afternoon due to a gas leak.

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    10/5/2014 - 2:55 pm | View Link
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    09/26/2014 - 6:38 am | View Link
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    09/23/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    06/11/2014 - 7:08 am | View Link
  • Gas leak forces evacuation at Homestead apartment
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