Gas Main Break Leads To Walmart Evacuation

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O’FALLON, IL (KMOX) - A gas main break caused an evacuation at an O’Fallon, Illinois Walmart store.

According to police, a worker on a forklift hit the line in the lawn and garden section of the Walmart on Highway 50. No one was injured in the collision.

The O’Fallon Fire Department and gas company were both on the scene by 9 a.m. Monday. They shut off the gas and began to allow shoppers back inside.

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