Update, 12:20 p.m.: Genesis Health Club is back open after a possible gas leak prompted the evacuation of about 200 people, including 49 children. The leak was traced to an HVAC unit on the club’s roof, according to Poudre Fire Authority.
“The unit has been shut down, the building aired out and people are being allowed back inside,” the agency tweeted. “All PFA units are clear of the scene.”
Original story: A possible gas leak prompted the evacuation of around 200 people, including 49 children, from the Genesis Health Club, 901 Oakridge Drive, late Monday morning.
Poudre Fire Authority received a report of an odor investigation at 10:08 a.m. at the club. Shortly thereafter, PFA evacuated the building.
The children were moved to Covenant Church, 4825 S. Lemay Ave., where parents were to pick up their children, according to PFA’s Twitter account.
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