University of Minnesota campus evacuations due to gas leak


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ A number of buildings on the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus were evacuated Tuesday due to a gas leak.

A tweet from the university says the Minneapolis Fire Department has ordered the evacuation of Williams Arena, Huntington Bank Stadium, McNamara Alumni Center, Aquatics Center, Recreation Center, Mariucci Arena and of the Maturi sports pavilion.

Crews responded to a hazardous materials call from contractors working on sewer tunnels in the area after ‘alarmed gas monitors, a strong smell of oil and a visual of oil’ in the sewer tunnel .

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Sometimes pictures are the best way to honor the characters we’ve lost. When tragedy quickly reminds us that sport is far from the most important thing in life, we can always recall the moment of victory of an athlete who seemed larger than life, remaining grateful for his sacrifice on the ground and bringing joy to millions of people.

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