Several homes evacuated after north Columbus gas leak

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – A portion of a north Columbus neighborhood was evacuated Monday after a construction crew ruptured a natural gas line.

It happened along Delegate Drive, near the York Golf Club.

According to firefighters, residents of several homes were forced to evacuate.

The leak was contained, but Columbia Gas is still working at the scene. As of 5:50pm, the road is open and everyone is allowed back in their homes. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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