Repairs made to Elyria gas line leak

Elyria gas leak triggers neighborhood evacuation, power outage

ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) - A third-party contractor dug into an eight inch steel gas main Wednesday afternoon in Elyria, causing damage to the gas line with gas escaping.

The City of Elyria says the repairs have been made and power should be restored shortly.

The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. near the intersection of Fourth Street and East Avenue.

Out of safety concerns, power along Fourth Street and East Avenue was shut off.

Two homes were evacuated as a precaution. No one was injured.

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