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Hazmat incident resolved, evacuees return to businesses

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Posted at 4:32 PM, Oct 13, 2023
and last updated 2023-10-13 20:51:25-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — As of 5:32 p.m., the gas line has been clamped and the scene is clear. The evacuees are allowed to return to their business.

The Colorado Springs Fire Department was on the scene of a hazmat incident at 3609 E. Platte Ave. for a natural gas meter that was hit in the parking lot.

A HAZMAT team was dispatched and Colorado Springs Utilities responded. Four nearby businesses were evacuated as a precaution.

CSFD says that no injuries have been reported as a result of this incident.
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