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Residents evacuated after gas line struck in New Albany

NEW ALBANY, Ohio — Residents in New Albany have been evacuated after a natural gas line was hit Thursday evening.

The MECC Center said the line was hit around 4 p.m. near the roundabout at Market Street and Main Street. The center said a six-inch natural gas line was hit and was leaking. 

All residents within a two-block radius have been evacuated due to the incident.

Officials say Columbia Gas is on scene and expect to have the line fixed by midnight.

First responders said a construction crew hit the line.

People are asked to avoid the area and observe road closures in the area.

Local News: Recent coverage from 10TV

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2021-08-26 18:34:00

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