Gas leak forces evacuation of Shawnee Walmart - KCTV5 News

Gas leak forces evacuation of Shawnee Walmart

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A gas leak temporarily forced the evacuation of a Walmart in western Shawnee Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters were at the store on a medical call when they received a report of a smell of gas.

A leak was discovered and the store evacuated as a precaution about 4 p.m. The store is at Kansas Highway 7 and Johnson Drive.

Authorities didn't say what the nature of the leak was other than to say it was small. The leak was repaired and all customers were allowed back into the store by 4:30 p.m.

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