Natural Gas Leak in Galion

The city of Galion urged residents Wednesday to avoid this area as Columbia Gas deals with a leak.

GALION -- A natural gas leak occurred in Galion around 2 p.m. on Wednesday in the alley located behind US Bank, according to Matt Echelberry, Communications Director for the city of Galion.

Columbia Gas is working on this issue and the Line Department needed to shut off electric for buildings in the immediate vicinity, he said.

The alley is closed from South Market Street to South Columbus Street. South Market Street is also blocked at the Square and at Walnut Street. Drivers should avoid this area.

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