Five Homes Evacuated Following Gas Leak on Fairground Road

Written by on August 9, 2019

A major gas leak occurred on Fairground Road or Letson Avenue in Kenton Thursday morning.


According to information from the Kenton Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched to a residence at 160 Letson where a gas main was damaged and leaking gas.


The road was closed to traffic and pedestrians starting around 7:45am.


Five homes in the immediate area were evacuated for safety concerns.


A crew from Dominion East Ohio Gas was dispatched to repair the damage.


The road was reopened at around 11 Thursday morning.

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