Bouquet Gardens and surrounding areas experience gas leak Thursday morning


Kaycee Orwig | Senior Staff Photographer

Pitt advised people to avoid Oakland Avenue due to a gas leak in Bouquet Gardens.

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor

Pitt sent out an ENS alert Thursday at 9:37 a.m. reporting a gas leak in Bouquet Gardens apartment buildings B, E and H. The gas service was restored as of 8 p.m. and all building appliances were turned back on by 9:15 p.m. Thursday evening. 

Residents were evacuated while police officers and representatives from the gas company investigated further. Pitt officials also advised that people avoid Oakland Avenue. Residents and other affected individuals were are able to go to the Eatery, Posvar, Hillman or David Lawrence while the situation was being addressed.