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Gas leak forces employees from business

Published On: Feb 25 2013 11:50:20 AM EST   Updated On: Feb 25 2013 12:27:13 PM EST
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BRISTOL, Va. -

A gas leak forced workers off the job in Bristol, Virginia this morning.

Firefighters were called to Federal Pacific on Cornet Drive in the industrial park just before 10:30 a.m.

Investigators say workers broke a small gas line inside the building.

Several employees were evacuated for a short time while crews made sure it was safe.

The gas line was quickly repaired and no one was hurt.