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Sylvania Twp. Walmart evacuated after gas line breaks

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A gas line broke near the Walmart in Sylvania Township. A gas line broke near the Walmart in Sylvania Township.
People were allowed back inside shortly after the evacuation. People were allowed back inside shortly after the evacuation.
SYLVANIA TOWNSHIP, OH (Toledo News Now) -

A Sylvania Township Walmart has reopened after being evacuated earlier this afternoon, following a gas line break inside the store.

A worker driving a forklift in a storage area hit a gas line.

The Walmart, located at the intersection of Central Avenue and Holland-Sylvania Road, was evacuated shortly before 3 p.m. as a precaution. 

Columbia Gas was able to turn off the gas line and people were allowed back inside around 3:30 p.m.

It is unknown at this time if there were any injuries.

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