UPDATE: All clear in Lodi following gas main rupture

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UPDATE (WKOW) -- An area in Lodi is back open after a gas main was ruptured Monday morning, according to the Lodi Police Department.

Authorities evacuated the area of Valley Drive and Sunset Drive around 7:30 a.m. as a precaution. 

Gas to the area has been shut off as repairs are being made, said Dana Brueck from MG&E.

Brueck said they believe a contractor hit the main while digging.

No time line was provided for when things will be fixed. 

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LODI (WKOW) -- Lodi police are responding to a report of a gas main break.

They are asking residents to avoid the area of Valley Drive and Sunset Drive. The call came in shortly before 8 a.m.

There are evacuations in the area, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.

The gas company will be on scene shortly, according to police.

They will update when the scene is clear.

At this point, MG&E officials believe it was a contractor who struck the main.

For more on this story: http://www.wkow.com/story/38870862/2018/08/13/lodi-police-responding-to-report-of-a-gas-main-break

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