Evacuation order lifted after gas leak probe on UMinn campus

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Fire officials have lifted an evacuation order issued for several buildings on the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus due to a suspected gas leak. The Minneapolis Fire Department says it’s safe to return to buildings and areas that were ordered cleared about noon Friday. Several streets could remain closed for an extended time.

Officials had ordered the evacuation of Williams Arena, Huntington Bank Stadium, McNamara Alumni Center, the Aquatics Center, Recreation Center, Mariucci arena and the Maturi Sports Pavilion. People were also advised to stay away from the area on the East Bank campus.


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