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Gas leak forces evacuations at apartments along S. Chelton

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Colorado Springs Firefighters evacuated apartments near a major gas leak along the S. Chelton Rd at Verde Rd. in southeastern Colorado Springs.

There is ongoing construction in the parking lot of the Tree House Apartments. Fire crews were called due to the leak, but were unable to gain access to the gas line underneath concrete.

As of 3:20 p.m. Colorado Springs Utilities is already on scene assisting with shutting off the gas supply. According to CSFD, the natural gas readings are low and non-life threatening.

There was no fire as a result of the leak.

Watch out for emergency crews in the area.

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