eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new

Local

Gas Leak Forces Evacuations In South Jersey

Police Lights

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

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.

Top Content On CBSPhilly