Forklift Hits Gas Line at Walpole Park South, Building Evacuated

Employees of a medical supply warehouse have re-entered the building as a local gas company repairs the break.

A forklift at a medical supply warehouse located in the Walpole Park South industrial complex struck a gas line Monday afternoon, causing local fire crews to evacuate the building.

Employees of Physician Sales and Service, Inc., however, re-entered after crews ventilated the property. No injuries were reported. 

The Walpole Fire Department left the scene shortly after 5 p.m. Monday; Columbia Gas crews were still on scene working to fix the gas line. 


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