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1/4/2014 5:59:00 PM
Goodwill store evacuated briefly


NewsTribune photo/Rachel Stella
Peru firefighters were called to the Goodwill store Saturday afternoon after a report of a “natural gas smell,” according to assistant fire chief Jim Duncan. The store was evacuated briefly but no cause for concern was discovered.
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NewsTribune photo/Rachel Stella

Peru firefighters were called to the Goodwill store Saturday afternoon after a report of a “natural gas smell,” according to assistant fire chief Jim Duncan. The store was evacuated briefly but no cause for concern was discovered.

Rachel Stella
Media Editor



The Goodwill store in Peru was evacuated Saturday afternoon after a report of a “natural gas smell,” according to Peru assistant fire chief Jim Duncan.

The Peru Fire Department was called at 1:50 p.m., but did not find anything that gave them concern, Duncan said.

After Ameren Illinois workers were called to the scene, firefighters were cleared to leave at 2:49 p.m.

Goodwill management declined to comment.

Ameren representatives could not be reached Saturday afternoon.












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