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Houses being evacuated in Long Beach after gas leak

Several homes in Long Beach were evacuated after a gas line ruptured Friday afternoon.
Several homes in Long Beach were evacuated after a gas line ruptured Friday afternoon.(Will Thomas)
Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 9:11 PM CDT
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LONG BEACH, Miss. (WLOX) - Several homes in Long Beach were evacuated after a gas line ruptured Friday afternoon.

According to Long Beach Police Chief Billy Seal, about 5 homes were evacuated near McGuire and Hanover Drive. Police say no one has been hurt and there’s no risk to Harper McCaughan Elementary School.

Workers are on-site making repairs, but no word yet on how long that work will take.

This story will be updated once more information is available.

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