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Ashland City Residents Evacuated After Natural Gas Leak

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Posted at 10:27 AM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 12:48:47-05

Residents have been allowed to return home after a natural gas leak in Ashland City.

The first call came in around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Ashland City Fairgrounds on Dry Fork Road.

Officials said a Piedmont Gas line leaked for about 30 minutes after a malfunction with the pressure relief valves. 

Between 15-20 homes were briefly evacuated due to the leak but those residents were allowed to return home.

The gas has since dissipated.