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Leland WalMart back open after gas leak

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LELAND, NC (WECT) – The WalMart in Leland is back open after being temporarily shut down due to a gas leak.

According to Ronnie Hayes, Assistant Fire Chief with the Leland Fire/Rescue Department, a manual lift device accidentally struck a gas line in the building.  The store was then evacuated.

Hayes said crews from Piedmont Natural Gas were called to the scene and fixed the leak.

He said WalMart is back open for business. 

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