Gas leak closes municipal building

Published 4:00 pm Friday, January 24, 2014

The Suffolk Municipal Building has been evacuated because of a gas leak, according to a city spokesperson.

The building was evacuated at about 3:30 p.m.

Crews from Virginia Natural Gas were on the way, and emergency crews from Suffolk Fire and Rescue were on the scene, according to a press release from Diana Klink.


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Klink stated in the release that the building would be closed for the rest of the day Friday.