Kalihi gas leak forces strip mall evacuation

KALIHI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - An underground gas leak in Kalihi on Thursday night forced authorities to clear out a nearby strip mall, according to the Hawaii Fire Department.

The incident happened at about 6 p.m. in the vicinity of Young's Fish Market near Kalani Street.

Officials say a construction crew hit a gas pipe.

It did not spark an ignition, though, and the line was repaired within an hour.

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