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Gas line strike prompts evacuations at UMBC Wednesday morning

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Posted at 8:41 AM, Apr 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-07 11:10:38-04

BALTIMORE — Police say normal activity has resumed at UMBC after a high pressure underground gas line was struck on campus Wednesday morning.

The incident happened just before 8 a.m. in the 1000 block of Hilltop Circle, between the dining hall and Susquehanna Hall.

Four buildings were evacuated as a precaution.

No one was injured.

Gas at the location remains shut off as BGE continues to make repairs.

It's unclear how the gas line was hit.