NEW ALBANY, Ohio (WCMH)–A gas leak at the Market/Main roundabout forced the evacuation of McCue and Robertson residential buildings. According to the city’s social media page, further evacuations may be necessary.
Around 5:45 pm Thursday evening, authorities closed the Main and Market Streets intersection and numerous businesses in the area.
According to New Albany Police Chief Greg Jones, the gas line was hit when a company was installing fiber lines near the intersection. Gas had leaked into sewer lines and spread throughout the area.
Just after 3 a.m., Friday, officials gave the all clear.