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Gas Leak Hospitalizes North Mechanic Street Resident

November 17th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County 911 reports than a resident of North Mechanic Street near Hampton Place was transported to Western Maryland Health System as a high priority patient early Sunday due to a gas leak in a home there.

North Mechanic Street was shutdown for a a short period of time at around 1:15 PM before Cumberland Fire Department personnel were able to ascertain the extent of the leak.

That area had been the scene of a strong odor of gas several weeks ago.  It is not known if the events are connected.

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