Gas line rupture in Bay City fixed, residents to return to homes

Service crews work to fix a gas leak in Bay City.


The gas leak has been fixed. The barricades will be removed shortly and residents can return to their homes.

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Consumers Energy is on the scene of a gas line rupture in Bay City.

The rupture occurred near Columbus Ave. and N. Johnson St. Shortly after 6 p.m. residents within a two block radius were evacuated.

Consumers says construction in the area likely caused the rupture on an underground plastic gas line.

No timetable has been set for repair.

Tune into NBC25 News at 11 p.m. for more information.