Streets back open after Medina gas line rupture

MEDINA, Ohio--  Streets in Medina that were closed during a gas leak on Friday were reopened at about 4:30 p.m.

The large gas line rupture in the area of South Court Street and Smith Road happened during construction in the street. Court and Broadway streets were back open. Police said West Smith remains closed from Broadway to Elmwood.

The area was evacuated one block in each direction and roads were closed two blocks away. It took about 15 minutes to evacuate. Fire Capt. Steve Ingersol said the apartment building next door was a top priority.

Columbia Gas will remain on scene for repairs, the city said.

No one was injured.

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