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SUFFOLK-- Several homes in the 200 block of Burnetts Way in Suffolk were evacuated Thursday afternoon because of a gas leak.

A contractor notified police that a gas line had been damaged around 3:45 p.m.,

Crews capped the leak in the Burnetts Mill subdivision and the scene cleared at 5:06 p.m.

All residents were allowed to return to their homes and the areawas reopened to traffic.

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