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Gas Main Breaks On Oldtown Road

October 12th, 2015 by WCBC Radio

11 AM UPDATE:  Cumberland Firemen ventilated the affected homes and residents were allowed to return.  Oldtown Road is now open to traffic.  It had been closed from Blackiston to New Hampshire Avenue.

Allegany County 911 has dispatched Cumberland Fire and Police and Columbia Gas to a gas main break on Oldtown Road at Lagonda Street.  There have been a handful of evacuations in proximity to the leak.  A gas odor is apparent and those on the scene report that you can hear the hissing of the gas escape from the pipeline.

Officials believe they have the situation under control.

The initial call came in just after 9 AM this morning.


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