Residents have been allowed back into a section of Minneapolis that was evacuated after a gas leak.
Centerpoint Energy spokeswoman Becca Virden says the leak happened just after 10 a.m. Wednesday near 14th and Franklin Avenues in south Minneapolis. The evacuation affected a two-block-radius area for around three hours.
About 30 residents were removed from their homes, and about 80 students at a nearby school were kept inside as a precaution.
Fire officials say a coupling failed on a gas main that dates to the late 1800s.
Buses were brought in as temporary shelters for evacuated residents so they could stay warm.
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