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Cedar Falls gas leaks creates tense moments

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -

A gas leak in Cedar Falls created some tense moments on Tuesday afternoon.

A gas leak was reported near the McDonald's on First Street at around 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Cedar Falls police say a gas line was struck in the area of the restaurant which is undergoing a major remodel.

Chief Jeff Olson says traffic was blocked and homes were evacuated in a one block area surrounding the leak.

Cedar Falls Utilities shut off the gas line and the scene was cleared just before 4 p.m.

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