Ohio surgery center evacuated after nearby gas leak

Piqua, Ohio-based Valley Regional Surgery Center was one of several businesses evacuated April 23 after a nearby gas leak, a representative for the facility confirmed.

Three details:

1. The gas leak occurred in the early afternoon after construction crews working at a facility owned by Dayton, Ohio-based Kettering Health Care hit a high-pressure natural gas line, according to the Piqua Daily Call. No injuries were reported.

2. Along with Valley Regional Surgery Center, fire officials evacuated Dayton-based Premier Health's Piqua campus, Buckeye Insurance and government offices as a precaution.

3. Valley Regional Surgery Center reopened April 24.

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