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A ruptured gas line near Augustana College has caused officials to evacuate student residents in the area.

According to the Augustana College Public Relations Office, the break happened on the west side of the library when crews working in the area struck a 2 inch gas line.

Officials say the MidAmerican Energy responded quickly and the leak was capped within an hour.