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Building on Salem Street Being Evacuated

There have been reports of a gaseous odor in the area.

Wilmington Patch has learned that the Wilmington Fire Department is evacuating at least one building in the vicinity of Salem Street and Evergreen Drive after a gaseous odor was discovered in the area.

Ambulances have been dispatched to the scene along with a bus to shelter residents impacted by the evacuation.

The leak is in the same area that was evacuated for a gas leak in July, 2011. At that time, a contractor ruptured the main while digging a hole for a protective column.

It's currently unclear what caused Tuesday's leak. We will have more information if it becomes available.

debmar January 01, 2013 at 03:52 PM
Do we know what building this is?
Steve McMahan January 01, 2013 at 08:58 PM
That's right where Avalon Oaks West is.
Matt Schooley (Editor) January 03, 2013 at 04:10 AM
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