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Gas leak shuts down Regal on South Hill

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A gas leak shut down Regal near the new Target on Thursday A gas leak shut down Regal near the new Target on Thursday
SPOKANE, Wash. - One of the South Hill's busiest streets is closed while crews from Avista and the Spokane Fire Department work to contain a gas leak. 

Regal is closed in both directions from around the Palouse Highway to 53rd due to a severed gas line that runs from Regal to the Trestle Creek Apartments. 

Avista is on scene digging into the street to try and cap the leak, and said Regal will be shut down for at least two hours. 

Target is open if you enter from the Palouse Highway, however Pet Smart is closed. 

Firefighters are staging and monitoring the area, and the wind is helping to disperse the gas. Both the Trestle Creek Apartments and the Biltmore Apartments are being monitored. Firefighters has issued some evacuations, but they said everyone in the area is safe.  

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