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Published: Friday, 7/15/2011

Natural gas leak closes State Rt. 795 in Perrysburg Township


A ruptured natural gas main Friday morning closed State Rt. 795 at Hufford Road in Perrysburg Township, authorities said.

Route 795 was closed to traffic in both directions about 11:30 a.m. after the leak was reported at 11:26 a.m., according to a township police and fire dispatcher.

As of about 1 p.m., the road remained closed.

The odor of natural gas additives could be detected hundreds of yards from the location.

Columbia Gas crews have been notified, police said.

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