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Hundreds Remain Evacuated After Ohio Railcar Leak

Willard Ohio
Hundreds of Willard, Ohio residents remain evacuated following a train derailment and a railcar leaked flameable liquids.
8:45AM
November
28, 2013

Hundreds of homes in a small northern Ohio city will remain evacuated into Thursday after a train derailment damaged a railcar that leaked flammable liquid.

Easton Town Center Stores; Garage Evacuated Due To Gas Leak

Easton Town Center
Some stores and a parking garage were evacuated due to a gas main break.
11:34AM
April
13, 2012

A parking garage, Eddie Bauer and American Eagle stores among those evacuated.

Gas Leak Forces Westerville Evacuations

police
Gas Leak
1:48PM
June
30, 2011

Several businesses in Westerville had to be evacuated this morning after road crews ruptured a gas line.

Columbus announces downtown evacuation plan

12:00AM
October
5, 2005

In the wake of several hurricanes prompting mass evacuations, the City of Columbus has been addressing how it would evacuate the area in the event of an emergency. The Columbus Police Department recently updated parts of its evacuation plan and presented it to the public today.