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Gas leak found during Vanier Football Complex construction

Friday, June 12, 2015


MANHATTAN — The Manhattan Fire Department and safety officials responded to a gas leak at Kansas State University's Vanier Football Complex at 3:59 p.m. Friday, June 12.

The gas leak was caused when a two-inch natural gas line was struck during construction of the Vanier Center, a 15,000-square-foot addition to Bill Snyder Family Stadium.

No injuries were reported. Staff at West Stadium Center were evacuated for precautionary reasons.