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Ruptured natural gas well capped

Marlow, OK(ap) _ A spokesman for Chesapeake Energy says the ruptured natural gas wellhead near Marlow is now capped.  Jim Gipson says the seven families who were forced to evacuate their homes downwind of the well are being notified they can now return.

Gipson say the well near Marlow was ruptured Tuesday when it was hit by an 85-thousand pound maintenance rig and workers are now removing the equipment.

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