Gas Leak in Pierre at Walmart Thursday Morning


PIERRE SD – The Pierre Fire Department was called out at 6am this Thursday morning ┬áto a gas leak at Walmart in Pierre.

Electricity to the store was shut off for approximately one hour and the store was evacuated as a precaution.

An employee had been operating a forklift inside the building and hit a small gas line.

Pierre Police Department was call to direct traffic on the truck bypass during the incident. The fire department cleared out the gas and wrapped up shortly after 7am.


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