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Some Athens residents evacuated due to gas leak

The gas leak was reported on Wood Street.

Posted: Feb 15, 2021 3:51 PM
Updated: Feb 15, 2021 3:53 PM

A gas leak Monday around 3:45 p.m. is forcing some residents in Athens to evacuate.

The city said the gas leak was reported on Wood Street, and a few residences are being evacuated until gas is shut off.

Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said the area is blocked.

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