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Gas leak near Hialeah bank capped

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HIALEAH, Fla. (WSVN) -- Crews have capped a propane gas leak next to a Chase bank in Hialeah.

Repairs are now underway. The bank had to be evacuated, Friday morning, as the gas company and fire crews worked to cap the leak.

Officials said construction crews working in the area of 401 W. 49th St., Friday morning, accidentally broke the gas pipe. The gas was shooting up so forcefully at one point, it shook the branches of a tree.

Authorities had to block off and reroute traffic, but they have since reopened the affected intersection.

No injuries were reported.


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