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GALLOWAY, NJ (CBS) – Numerous homes in the Smithville section of Galloway Township were evacuated on Friday after a gas leak.

Officials say that a self-employed worker was attempting to extract a large stump on the 700 block of Gull Wing Court around 10:46 a.m. when the gas line broke.

Police and firefighters responded to the scene and evacuated about 10-15 homes in the immediate area.

South Jersey Gas Company also responded and contained the ruptured gas line.

There were no injuries.

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