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Businesses evacuated due to gas leak in Lauderhill

Leak reported in area of Northwest 56th Avenue, Oakland Park Boulevard

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LAUDERHILL, Fla. – Numerous businesses were evacuated in Lauderhill Monday afternoon after a gas leak was reported in the area.

A Lauderhill Fire Rescue representative said the area of Northwest 56th Avenue and Oakland Park Boulevard was shut down as a hazmat crew worked to clean up the spill.

The spill has since been contained.

No other details were immediately released.

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