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Posted on: October 29, 2013

[ARCHIVED] MFRD Responds to Gas Leak at Rutherford Academy

Gas leak

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 2 and Engine 1 responded to a gas leak at 2320 Southgate Boulevard (Rutherford Academy) just after 12:30 Tuesday afternoon.

A backhoe service, digging 20 feet away from the building, ruptured a gas line. According to Assistant Chief Kaye Jernigan, it is unknown at this time if it was a high pressure line.

Children and staff of Rutherford Academy were evacuated as a precautionary measure.

Atmos Energy is on scene at this time working to repair the leak.

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