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Building on UT Health Northeast campus temporarily evacuated Friday due to gas leak

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TYLER (KYTX) - A building on the UT Health Northeast campus was evacuated Friday due to a gas leak that happened just before noon.

Public Affairs Representative Dexter Jones tells CBS 19 that the gas line was accidentally ruptured near the research support building. No patients or staff were in immediate danger.

The evacuation was a precautionary measure and the situation was handled within 30 minutes.
Only three employees work in the research support building.

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