Shoppers evacuated from Best Buy in Matthews after gas leak discovered

Shoppers evacuated from Best Buy in Matthews after gas leak discovered
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MATTHEWS, N.C. (WBTV) - A gas leak at a popular shopping center in Matthews required the arrival of Medic to clear the scene and ensure that no one was injured.

The leak took place at the Best Buy in Sycamore Commons shopping center off of Matthews Township Parkway. Officials report that 80 people were evacuated from the store after a construction crew hit a gas line on-site.

No injuries have been reported as officials worked to locate and address the leak.

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