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People Evacuated After Gas Main Break

Gas Main Break Causes Evacuations
By: Heartland News

MURPHYSBORO, Ill. - Evacuations are underway after a gas main break in Murphysboro, Illinois.

Shortly after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday a repair crew digging with a back hoe hit a main gas line that feeds into a mobile home park.  The crew called authorities for help. 

That's when police and fire crews began evacuating more than 50 people from their homes.

There's no reports of any injuries.

The Mobile Ranch Mobil Home Park is south of St. Joseph Hospital on Highway 127 just north of Murphysboro.

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