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Gas leak in Lexington prompts officials to evacuate about 20 homes, repairs in progress


LEXINGTON, Kentucky — Lexington police say about 20 homes have been evacuated while repairs are made to a leaking gas line.

The area is east of downtown near Castlewood Park, and police are asking motorists to stay out of the area.

Sgt. Ann Welch says Columbia Gas has advised the repairs will take until around 4 p.m.

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