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ROLLA, Mo. - The campus of Missouri University of Science and Technology was evacuated late Wednesday morning after a gas main break on campus.

The engineering school in Rolla, Mo. was tweeting to alerts to students during the ordeal that ended about 20 minutes ago.

Internet still not restored to campus. Updates on today’s gas leak at http://t.co/qhFQ4pr1Wm until Internet service restored.

— MissouriSandT (@MissouriSandT) February 26, 2014

Thanks to all students, faculty and staff for an orderly evacuation of the main campus this morning. Special thanks to S&T Police Dept!

— MissouriSandT (@MissouriSandT) February 26, 2014

UPDATE: All campus buildings are now open. Campus operations returning to normal.

— MissouriSandT (@MissouriSandT) February 26, 2014

The Rolla Police Department used its Facebook page to warn those evacuating to not use light switches, cell phones or any electrical device that could generate a spark.

No word yet on what caused the pipe break.

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