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UA officials contain natural gas leak near campus

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UA officials contain natural gas leak near campus

By Taylor Higgins. CREATED Mar 20, 2014 - UPDATED: Mar 20, 2014

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Officials with the University of Arizona responded to a natural gas leak near campus Thursday morning.

UA officials say they have now contained a natural gas leak that statrted near Cherry Avenue and 1st Street around 10:30 a.m. Thursday. 

As a precaution, Southwest Gas officials shut down gas to the Newman Center, and Delta Delta Delta, Sigma Kappa, Delta Tau Delta and Gamma Phi Beta sorority houses.

University of Arizona police say that Cherry Avenue, between 1st Street and 2nd Street will remain closed for a little while longer.

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