Front Royal Walmart Reopens After Major Gas Leak

By WHAG News

Published 07/02 2014 01:17PM

Updated 07/02 2014 05:20PM

FRONT ROYAL, Va. – A Walmart store in Front Royal has reopened after a gas leak forced the store to be evacuated Wednesday morning.

Firefighters report that a store employee was using a lift machine when it came into contact with a one-inch gas line.

The store filled with gas after the line was ruptured. A store employee pulled a fire alarm and the store was evacuated before firefighters arrived.

The store was deemed safe and the situation was under control just after 10 a.m. Wednesday. 

The lawn center will remain closed to customers until repairs can be made.

No injuries were reported.

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