Gas in bar causes fire officials to urge residents to avoid downtown Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) — Fire officials in Columbus have urged residents to avoid the downtown area Saturday morning.

The warning comes after a bar is believed to have left their gas on overnight.

The amount of gas that was released caused officials to release the warning.

Fire crews are still working to contain the area as of 9:50 a.m.