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Gas leak prompts temporary evacuation of parts of Cabell Huntington Hospital

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HUNTINGTON, WV -

Dispatchers with Cabell County 911 say a gas leak was reported at Cabell Huntington Hospital Thursday morning. The call came just after 9 a.m. 

Parts of the hospital were temporarily evacuated as a precautionary measure until the gas was shut off. Firefighters with the Huntington Fire Department responded. No injuries were reported. 

According to a statement released from CHH, "No patients were relocated and hospital business and patient care continues as usual." The release went on to say the natural gas line was broken by a construction crew and repairs will be done in the next couple of hours.