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Roads back open after gas leak at 7th and E Franklin streets

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

The gas leak that prompted an evacuation in the area near 7th and Franklin streets has been repaired.

The call came in around 12:08 p.m. Friday after a contractor hit a gas line. Crews evacuated about 500 people in the 700 block of East Franklin. 

Crews let people back into the buildings in the area around an hour later.

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