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Gas leak causes evacuation of Target store in Las Vegas

A natural gas leak caused the evacuation of a Target store in the western Las Vegas Valley, fire officials said Sunday.

Fire official Tim Szymanski said, via Twitter, that a natural gas leak occurred at 3:26 p.m. in a storage area at Target on 8750 W Charleston Blvd. after a gas line was “hit by equipment.”

The store was evacuated and there were no injuries, Szymanski said.

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