Gas leak prompts precautionary evacuation in Cayuga County

First responders evacuated a portion of Mills Road after a gas leak was reported around 2:30 p.m.

Montezuma, Throop, Port Byron and Aurelius fire departments were called to assist.

Law enforcement was requested for a precautionary evacuation.


Scanner traffic indicated that a gas line was struck, but it’s unclear how it happened.

Avoid the area for the time being.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.