Some Businesses Evacuated After Crews Break Gas Line

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Some businesses near 17th and Washburn were evacuated Wednesday after construction crews hit a gas line in the area.

Crews hit the line during the 10 a.m. hour.

PT's, located at 17th and Washburn posted to Twitter:

PT's is located in a ground level space of an apartment building. The entire building was evacuated.

Further information was not immediately released Wednesday morning.

17th street is being widened from MacVicar to Washburn. 17th runs along the North side of Washburn University.