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Gas leak forces evacuations at Roswell Park

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Posted at 3:31 PM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-10 15:49:18-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — A gas leak forced evacuations on the Roswell Park campus, Thursday afternoon.

According to a hospital spokesperson, the leak was near the Roswell campus at High Street and Michigan Avenue.

As a precautionary measure two administration buildings were evacuated but there was no interruption in clinical care.

National Fuel tweeted this update calling the situation "SAFE" as of 3:13pm. According to the utility company, a contractor hit a mainline near Roswell Park's campus.