Fostoria gas line breaks

A gas line rupture caused some Fostoria residents to evacuate their homes Tuesday morning.

A spokesman from Fostoria Fire Division said residents in the 400 block of West North Street were evacuated from their homes after a gas line broke while city crews were digging in the area. He said the crews had been digging for another line when they hit and broke a gas line.

The incident occurred just before 8:30 a.m., according to Fostoria Police reports

The gas company responded to the area and repaired the line. Residents were able to return to their homes about 45 minutes later.