Mililani Town Center evacuated due to gas leak

Mililani Town Center evacuated due to gas leak
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MILILANI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - All stores at the Mililani Town Center were briefly evacuated Monday due to a gas leak.

According to an official with Hawaii Gas, a contractor hit a gas line near the Chili's restaurant around 1:30 p.m. A strong odor was noticed, and the shopping center was evacuated.

Fire crews also responded.

The leak was fixed about an hour and a half later, and shoppers were allowed to return.

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