Gas leak repaired: King Family Commons cleared after evacuation

first_imgTCU wants ex-professor’s discrimination suit dismissed ReddIt Previous articleReview: ‘Mid90s’ shows Jonah Hill’s solid grip in directorial debutNext articleWhat we’re reading: Standing up to Google Robbie Vaglio RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR printUPDATE: The source of the gas leak has been repaired.Robert Rangel, assistant chief of TCU Police, announced in an email to the student body Thursday at 2:14 p.m. that the leak was from a large carbon dioxide tank.The Fort Worth Fire Department has cleared the building and it is now safe to resume normal activities.King Family Commons evacuated after gas leak in buildingA gas leak at the King Family Commons (KFC) forced evacuations of the building Thursday afternoon.Students at KFC during the incident said they were not informed of the leak. The only information they were given was that they had to leave immediately.“I was eating lunch with someone and all the [KFC] workers were leaving the building and were telling us to evacuate,” said Sophia Cousineau, a sophomore business major. “No one was telling us what was happening just that we needed to leave.”A TCU Alert was sent out following the leak, but no initial report was given, only an “All Clear” message.Fort Worth Police and Fire Departments have responded to the incident, according to Rangel. Rangel also told students to avoid the area until further notice.This story is developing and will continue to be updated as more information is made available to TCU 360. A gas leak at King Family Commons Thursday forced evacuations of the building. Photo taken by Kacey Bowen. I am the executive editor of TCU 360 from Raleigh, North Carolina. If you walk by my desk in the newsroom you’ll immediately know I’m Post Malone’s biggest fan. I’m always looking for a good story to tell! If you have any story ideas, feel free to reach out! Go Panthers! Linkedin + posts Linkedin Robbie Vaglio World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Robbie Vaglio Facebook Two students joined harassment and discrimination lawsuit against TCU TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Twitter Snow temporarily stepping down as honors dean Facebook Robbie Vaglio ReddIt Robbie Vaglio What to watch during quarantine Twitter Robbie Vaglio Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img

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