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Dominion crews are tracking the source of Summit County pipeline breach
High pressure gas-line rupture led to brief evacuation in New Franklin
by WKSU's TIM RUDELL


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Tim Rudell
 
In The Region:

Residents of New Franklin in southern Summit County were  awakened by a loud noise many thought was an explosion shortly after 6 this morning. It turned out to be a breach of high press gas going from a gas well to a feeder line. Crews from Dominion Ohio are on the scene now.

Mike Hutchings New Franklin Police Department says the village called for an evacuation briefly, but cancelled those plans.  No injuries or damage has been reported.

New Franklin is near Nimisila Reservoir.  

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New Franklin is near Nimisila Reservoir. 

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