Apopka Fire Department responds to gas leak

first_img From the City of ApopkaThe Apopka Fire Department evacuated the Bealls department store and several other businesses before 3 p.m. today because of a natural gas leak likely caused by construction at the Piedmont Plaza shopping center, 2450 East Semoran Boulevard in Apopka.The buildings were vacant for nearly an hour before customers and staff could safely return. Then, at 4:19 p.m., the fire department responded to a construction vehicle – a small front-end loader – that caught fire near Bealls at Piedmont Plaza. The flames were quickly extinguished.Piedmont Plaza is currently under construction by Woolbright Developers. It has about 221,000 square feet of retail space. TAGSApopka Fire DepartmentGas LeakPiedmont Plaza Previous articleApopka Weekly Arrest ReportNext articleCode Enforcement Hearings: The Results Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your name here UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Please enter your comment! LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address herelast_img