Gas main struck in Walmart; store evacuated

Crews working to stop gas leak in Exeter Twp., store.

Gas leak at Walmart

EXETER TWP., Pa. - Leaking gas from a struck line forced the evacuation of a Walmart store in Berks County on Monday.

The incident happened around 7:45 a.m. at the store at 5900 Perkiomen Ave. in Exeter Township.

A forklift operator hit a gas line inside the store, which caused the gas leak, officials said.

The store was evacuated for about an hour.

No one was injured.

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