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Ashburn gas rupture repaired, crews work to resume utilities

Around 8 p.m. Wednesday workers finished their repairs. Around 8 p.m. Wednesday workers finished their repairs.
Many restaurants in the area had to reduce their menus and turn away customers because of the outage. Many restaurants in the area had to reduce their menus and turn away customers because of the outage.
ASHBURN, GA (WALB) -

The gas main break that forced many from their homes has been repaired, officials announced Wednesday night.

Around 8 p.m. workers finished their repairs.

Crews in Ashburn began focusing their efforts on restoring gas utilities to businesses after the repairs were completed.

Officials said crews from 14 area cities will help turn the gas back on at individual homes first thing Thursday morning.

Many restaurants in the area had to reduce their menus and turn away customers because of the outage.

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