Home Depot employees return to store after gas leak

Everyone has returned inside after a gas leak was fixed Monday morning.

Posted: Aug 12, 2019 10:45 AM
Updated: Aug 12, 2019 10:55 AM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Home Depot employees are back inside after a gas leak forced the store to evacuate Monday morning.

At about 6:50 a.m., an employee driving a forklift inside the store on Seneca Road broke a gas line, fire officials said.

Northwest Natural Gas Company was called and responded to fix the gas leak.

Employees were kept outside the building as a safety measure while it was aired out.

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