MIDDLETON TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – A one-mile evacuation was put in place after a gas line ruptured Friday afternoon.

According to the Negley Fire Department, someone dug into a gas line on Adams Road near state Route 154 earlier in the afternoon on Friday.

Three families were evacuated within the mile-long radius. The evacuation has since been lifted.

Gas crews plugged the leak just before 5:30 p.m. Crews monitored the scene to ensure it was under control and cleared the evacuation shortly after 6 p.m. Friday.

Domenic Wesser contributed to this report.