Vectren crew ruptures and repairs gas line

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A gas line was ruptured along Burkhardt Road in Riverside, March 31, 2014. (WDTN Photo/Kris Sproles)

RIVERSIDE, Ohio (WDTN) – A broken gas line forced the evacuation of some Riverside homes and closed a busy street Monday morning.

Vectren crews working near the intersection of Burkhardt Road and Lynnhaven Drive ruptured six inch line around 10:00

Since the Vectren crew was already there, the repairs only took about 15 minutes.

Still, seven homes were evacuated and Burkhardt Road was closed for about and hour.

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