Roads blocked due to gas line break in West Toledo

Toledo Police have blocked off the intersection of Central and Upton Road due to a gas line break.

It happened Wednesday morning around 9 a.m. Toledo dispatch said Central Road between Upton and Jackman has the entire block closed off. Authorities placed barricades until give further notice.

As of 11 a.m., crews have been called to the area to assess the damage. A spokesperson said the 4-inch gas line was punctured. Engineers have decided to bypass the line, so customers will have service. Crews have shut off the gas line and three evacuated homes can re-enter their homes.

No word on when the streets will reopen.