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UPDATE: Gas Main Break Causes Evacuation

UPDATE:

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)- Residents are now being let back into their homes after a large gas line break caused an evacuation downtown.

Officials tell us that the line has been capped and the leak was due to a cut in the Consumers Energy gas line due to a Board of Water and Light crew working near by.

The line is a 2 inch medium pressure line, and officials believe the repairing of the line will last until 4 P.M.. 

20 homes were evacuated in the area around Sycamore St and Genesee St., but of that only Five were affected by the leak.

 

ORIGINAL:

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)- Area homes have been evacuated in Lansing after a gas main break downtown on Wednesday.

Officials tell us the large gas main break has caused them to evacuate the area around Sycamore St and Genesee St. in the City of Lansing.

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