Residents Evacuated Following Gas Leak on City’s East Side

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CLEVELAND, Ohio— The Cleveland Fire Department is helping residents to evacuate from an east side neighborhood amid a gas leak, Fox 8 News reports.

According to CFD spokesman Larry Gray, a private contractor doing work in the area of Kennard Road and Green Court struck a main gas line near the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority properties.

Firefighters immediately evacuated nearby residents, and the East Ohio Gas Company has responded to secure the leak.

Those affected by the evacuations are being taken to Lonnie Burten Recreation Center on East 46th Street, where they will remain for about an hour, Gray said.

Additional details were not immediately released.

Stick with Fox 8 News and FOX8.com for updates on this breaking news story as they become available. Road and Green Court struck a main gas line near the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority properties.

Firefighters immediately evacuated nearby residents, and the East Ohio Gas Company has responded to secure the leak.

Those affected by the evacuations are being taken to Lonnie Burten Recreation Center on East 46th Street, where they will remain for about an hour, Gray said.

Additional details were not immediately released.

 

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