Students evacuated at Educare Academy due to reported gas leak

TOLEDO (13abc Action News) - Authorities say students have been evacuated from the building in the 900 block of Dixie Highway in Rossford.

The location is listed as Educare Academy. Authorities are investigating a gas leak. There are no reported injuries.

Perrysburg Township Fire, Northwood, and Rossford Fire Departments all responded. The leak happened near the Laundry Center on Ross Way off Dixie Highway.

The Rossford Fire Chief tells us that the staff at Educare Day Care heard a boom and smelled natural gas.

Kids were evacuated and are currently being held at Rossford Lanes. Firefighters are going inside to check to see if there is anything combustible. No one was hurt and Columbia Gas is on the way.

The Chief is asking residents to avoid the area until the scene is clear.