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Early morning pressure rupture forces Heartland Petroleum evacuation

COLUMBUS — “Emergency crews evacuated Heartland Petroleum after a pressure rupture was reported Monday morning.

According to authorities, crews first received a report of an explosion, but later determined that a piece of equipment had a pressure rupture. Crews were on the scene, located at 4001 E. Fifth Ave., around 5:45 a.m.

Investigators said that an employee was transferring vapors to a storage area when the rupture occurred.

Crews contained the situation by 6:30 a.m. There were no reports of injuries.”

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