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Evacuees return home after gas leak

Some Smith County residents who were evacuated following a gas leak early Thursday morning have returned to their homes.  Officials at the Raleigh Oil Field discovered a hydrogen sulfide leak at a drilling site between Raliegh and Mize around 2 a.m.     

Residents from 19 homes within a one-mile radius were evacuated until 5 p.m. today, when they were allowed to return home. 

Smith County officials say no one was injured.  

 

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