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Gas leak at Ithaca Taco Bell results in temporary closure

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On Monday evening, the Ithaca Fire Department responded to a reported gas leak at the Taco Bell restaurant located near the intersection of Elmira Road and South Meadow Street.


According to witnesses at the scene, firefighters quickly took action and shut off gas service to the building situated at the edge of the Ithaca Shopping Plaza parking lot.

As a precautionary measure, the restaurant was closed Monday night.

No injuries were reported, and the cause of the leak remains under investigation. Local authorities have assured residents that the situation is under control and there is no danger to the public.