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The Latest: Evacuations over after suburban Detroit gas leak

April 27, 2017 - 4:27 PM

GROSSE POINTE WOODS, Mich. - The Latest on natural gas leak in suburban Detroit (all times local):

7:23 p.m.

Authorities have allowed people to return to their homes and business in suburban Detroit after a natural gas leak led to evacuations.

Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Director John Kosanke says a DTE subcontractor was digging up concrete and hit a natural gas line on Thursday morning. That forced people in homes and businesses within a four-block radius out of the area.

WWJ-AM reports people were allowed back in shortly after 5 p.m.

No injuries have been reported.

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11:23 a.m.

A natural gas leak in suburban Detroit has prompted authorities to evacuate surrounding homes and businesses.

The city of Grosse Pointe Woods says a subcontractor for a utility was

People are being urged to avoid the area and officials say it could take a few hours to deal with the leak.

News from © The Associated Press, 2017
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