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Natural gas smell at UW-Stout fieldhouse leads to evacuation


Menomonie (WQOW) - An area university had a building evacuated because of a smell of natural gas.

It happened at UW Stout's Johnson Fieldhouse around 6:30 PM after a fire alarm was pulled because of the smell.

Fire department crews could not find a source of the smell and cleared the building. The smell was also found at a couple of dorms and the student union.

At last check Xcel Energy crews were still searching for the source of the smell, they have not found any gas leaks to this point.


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