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Utility crews cap gas leak after Main Street evacuated in Columbia, Ill.

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COLUMBIA, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

Emergency crews in Columbia, Ill. have capped a gas leak after evacuating parts of Main Street and the surrounding area Friday afternoon.

Utility crews reportedly struck the gas line while installing a new water line along North Main. 

Columbia Police were asking residents to avoid the area. 

The evacuation order was lifted late Friday afternoon.

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