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Connors State College Evacuated Because Of Gas Line Break

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A worker dropped something and damaged the gas meter. A worker dropped something and damaged the gas meter.
A housing dorm was evacuated as were some surrounding homes, authorities state. A housing dorm was evacuated as were some surrounding homes, authorities state.
WARNER, Oklahoma -

A gas leak in Warner, Oklahoma forced the evacuation of Connors State College Monday morning.

Ami Maddocks, a spokesperson for the college, said construction crews damaged a gas meter at Russell Hall. There was no one in that dorm, but student housing building Miller's Crossing was evacuated. That's across the street from Russell Hall.

The gas leak has been capped, and crews are working to repair it. No injuries have been reported.

ONG states a worker dropped something on the gas meter, damaging it.

Jeff Smith, Muskogee County Emergency Management Coordinator, told News On 6 part some of the surrounding homes were also evacuated.

Warner is a Muskogee County town with a population of about 1,600 people. 

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