Best Buy, Gym Evacuated

A big box electronics retailer and a gym were evacuated Saturday after a natural gas odor was detected.

Officials evacuated the Best Buy and Planet Fitness locations on 9900 Roosevelt Blvd. in Northeast Philly.

Fire crews on the scene discovered a hissing sound coming from the gas meters behind the Best Buy store, but employees with Philadelphia Gas Works say the issue is with a heater inside the Planet Fitness.

The gas odor remains, but PGW officials say there are no leaks on their equipment and mains.

Both Planet Fitness and Best Buy closed Saturday evening as a precaution.

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