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Gas leak prompting evacuations Saturday in west Casper

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(UPDATE: 9/26/2020 5:41 pm — Casper Fire-EMS captain Pat Mcjunkin told Oil City News that evacuations are lifted in the area, and gas in the residence has been safely ventilated. The public is still urged to remain cautious as Black Hills energy and some emergency crews remain on the scene.

CASPER, Wyo– Casper Fire-EMS said Saturday, Sept 26, that evacuations are in progress due to a gas leak in west Casper.

“Crews are on scene of a gas leak on Granada Street between South Poplar and South Oak,” the agency said at 3:45 p.m. Saturday. This neighborhood is near the Sunrise Shopping Center.

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Casper Fire-EMS is warning the public to avoid the area.

This is a breaking story and more information will be updated as it comes in.