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Underground Gas Leak Reported In Hamilton County

Last updated on Monday, November 19, 2012

(FISHERS) - An underground gas leak was reported in Fishers just after midnight on Monday, Hamilton County officials said.

TheIndyChannel.com reports, according to Fishers Deputy Fire Marshal Ron Lipps said a driver in the area of Lantern Road and 116 th Street reported a gas smell about 12:15 a.m., and called 911.

Fishers firefighters and representatives from Vectren Energy were called to the scene and confirmed a leak seeping from underground.

Due to the leak's proximity Hamilton Southeastern High School, school officials were made aware of the situation.

Investigators are still working to determine what caused the line to rupture.

No homes were evacuated, but Lantern Road near 116 th Street was shut down as Vectren crews worked to repair the leak.

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