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Published: Wednesday, 7/10/2013 - Updated: 3 years ago


3 Central Ave. homes
evacuated for gas leak


A gas line break in West Toledo on Wednesday morning caused minor disruptions.

The 4-inch, medium-pressure line was broken by construction crews working on Central Avenue between Upton Avenue and Jackman Road. The damage was reported to Columbia Gas just before 9 a.m., a gas company spokesman said.

The Ohio Department of Transportation reported Central was closed for about four hours. A department spokesman said the leak was related to ongoing construction along nearby I-475.

Three residences on Central were evacuated for several hours as a precaution. No customers were without gas services.

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