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Shafter apartment complex evacuated for gas leak

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Posted at 4:31 PM, Feb 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-19 23:45:13-05

An apartment complex in Shafter was evacuated earlier today due to a gas leak.

The complex, Tulare Arms on West Tulare Ave., was evacuated at around 2 p.m. on Sunday for precautionary reasons after a contractor hit a gas line while trying to dig up a water line.

A total of 60 people were evacuated from their apartments; there were no injuries.

Evacuation orders have been lifted.