Tampa Fire Rescue have had to evacuated a charter school and a strip mall today near East Flower Avenue. The evacuation was necessary due to a gas line leak.

Fire department officials say the leak occurred at 1251 East Fowler Avenue. The Community Charter School and the strip mall nearby was also evacuated to allow ventilation, the fire department said.

For the ongoing investigation go to News Channel 8.

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