Buildings evacuated during Naples propane leak

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NAPLES, Fla. – Buildings near 5585 Shirley St. are being evacuated out of precaution for a 500-pound propane gas leak, the North Collier Fire chief said Saturday shortly after 1 p.m.

The street is closed and few houses are in danger, authorities said.

Crews were working to cool down the tank, which is in the middle of a business park, through the afternoon. They began to leave the scene shortly after 4:30 p.m.

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