Clark County Title Department reopens Tuesday morning following gas leak. STAFF

Clark County title office in New Carlisle reopening today after gas leak

The Clark County Title Department, New Carlisle Office has reopened today after emergency responders were dispatched for a gas leak Monday evening.

Clark County Common Pleas Court Clerk of Court Melissa Tuttle said the BMV and title office reopened at 10:30 a.m. after she received an all-clear from officials. Information about what caused the gas leak wasn’t available on Tuesday morning.

Gas leak will keep Clark County BMV building in New Carlisle closed

Work to locate and repair a gas leak stretched into Tuesday morning as a Vectren crew continued to search for the leak.

The building in the 400 block of North Main Street that houses the motor vehicles bureau, two automotive garages, two apartments and a Realtor’s business had to be evacuated Monday afternoon on the report of the leak.

Someone from the motor vehicles bureau called 9-1-1 to report the leak, New Carlisle Fire Chief Steve Trusty said.

North Main Street (state Route 235) was closed in both directions by New Carlisle fire crews and Vectren officials for a time.

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Residents of the two apartments above the motor vehicles bureau were allowed to return to their apartments because their heat sources are electric, Chief Trusty said.

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