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Preschool students evacuated after nearby gas leak in Hartford

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A gas leak caused preschool students to be evacuated on Monday morning. (WFSB) A gas leak caused preschool students to be evacuated on Monday morning. (WFSB)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Preschool students were moved to a nearby state building after a gas leak in Hartford on Monday morning.

According to Capital Police, a construction crew was working on Broad Street around 9 a.m. The crew struck a gas pipe. 

As a precaution, students from the nearby Capitol Child Development Center were evacuated to the Legislative Office Building, police said. 

The leak has been plugged and police said the incident is under control. 

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