ST. LOUIS – An apartment building in south St. Louis was evacuated Thursday night after a gas line ruptured.

Authorities say a vehicle ruptured a gas line at the intersection of Itaska and 38th streets around 9:30 p.m. Emergency crews evacuated a 16-unit apartment building as a precaution.

NewsChannel 5 is told crews have now turned off the gas and have given the all-clear.

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