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UPDATE: Gas leak contained; businesses at Killearn Shopping Center expected to reopen

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Posted at 7:46 PM, Dec 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-15 10:15:10-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — UPDATE 12/15/2022: The city of Tallahassee confirmed the issue with a ruptured propane tank which led to a gas leak has been resolved.

The city said the site of the leak was secured and monitored overnight and the tank was extracted Thursday.

Businesses are scheduled to open for normal operations Thursday.

INITIAL REPORT

The Killearn Shopping Center near Capital Circle Northeast was evacuated Wednesday evening because of a gas leak.

According to the Tallahassee Police Department, people cannot access roads near the shopping center until the leak has been sealed.

TPD confirmed that no one was injured or was treated by medical personnel.

ABC 27 was informed by an employee of one of the businesses in the shopping plaza that their business was notified of the evacuation around 6 p.m.