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Officials give all-clear after gas leak at Texas State

The University Event Center and Jowers Center were evacuated.
Texas State University.

SAN MARCOS, Texas — A gas leak on the Texas State University campus Wednesday prompted evacuations of nearby buildings.

The university's police department first reported the incident around 2:35 p.m. saying the leak was directly behind the Outdoor Rec Center in Sewell Park. The Jowers Center was evacuated and individuals were asked to move north toward Charles Austin.

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The University Event Center was also evacuated.

CenterPoint Energy, the university police department and San Marcos Fire Department are on scene and an all-clear was given by 3:52 p.m.

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