Apartment building partially evacuated following gas leak

Leak occurred in area of 31st Avenue, 19th Street


LAUDERHILL, Fla. – Fire Rescue crews are working to clean up fuel that had leaked from an LP gas tank on the back of a truck.

The leak happened about 11 a.m. Monday in the area of 31st Avenue and 19th Street at a recycling center in Lauderhill.

The intersection at 31st Avenue was shut down as crews conducted a monitored burn of the fuel.

Authorities said a portion of a nearby apartment building was evacuated as a precaution.

No injuries were reported.

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