Prien Lake Mall reopens following gas leak in area

Prien Lake Mall reopens following gas leak in area
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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Prien Lake Mall has reopened.

The mall was evacuated following a gas leak in the area.

Sgt. Larry Moss, Lake Charles Police Department spokesman, said a vehicle struck a gas line near the Cinemark theater.

Olivia Ross, with Centerpoint Energy, said a portion of a meter was damaged. She said crews safely turned off the gas and secured the area and are making the necessary repairs.

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