Reno County residents allowed to return home after pipeline leak

Residents in rural Reno County forced out of their homes by a natural-gas pipeline leak early this morning are being allowed to return home, authorities said.

Southern Star Pipeline representatives have declared the area near Arlington safe, said Reno County Emergency Management Director Bill Guy.

The cause of the leak, near Greenfield Road and Sterling Road in west-central Reno County, has not been determined.