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Homes evacuated in Beavercreek after gas detected

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Several homes have been evacuated and a hazardous materials team reportedly called to a suburban Dayton neighborhood to investigate the possible presence of a harmful gas.

Authorities in Beavercreek say crews responded Wednesday morning to a report of a carbon monoxide alarm going off. They then began evacuating homes.

WHIO-TV reports that a command post was set up in the neighborhood and a hazardous materials team was responding.

A dispatcher said fire officials were at the scene and not available immediately to discuss details.

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