Buildings in Wickliffe briefly evacuated due to gas leak


WICKLIFFE, Ohio (WJW) – A gas leak in Wickliffe prompted some evacuations Wednesday.

The gas leak happened around 10:30 a.m. in the area of the City Service Department at 30020 Lakeland Blvd.

Police told FOX 8 buildings in the area were being evacuated.

According to the fire department, a construction crew was using an excavator near a vacant building that was under renovation.

While digging, the crew hit a gas line.

The gas company came out to clamp the line until repairs could be made.

No one was hurt.

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