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UPDATED: Columbia Gas repairing gas leak at Wilkes Villa

The Elyria Fire Department evacuated two buildings at Wilkes Villa and blocked off a portion of Fuller Road Thursday morning.

According to the fire department, a gas leak was caused by construction at Wilkes Villa. Two buildings to the northwest of the leak -- the day care center and a maintenance building  -- were evacuated.

Elyria Police say there was no concern about a possible explosion, and the buildings were evacuated as a precaution.

Columbia Gas is working on repairing the leak.

Check for updates.

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