According to South Jersey Gas, a contractor struck a gas main in the area of Rt. 130 and Regional Drive just before 1 p.m. Tuesday.
Police say they have evacuated Hess Elementary School and Shaner School after receiving additional information.
An elementary school was evacuated Thursday morning after firefighters received reports of a natural gas odor.
A message that was scribbled on a lavatory wall prompted a lockdown, followed by an evacuation at the Easton Area High School Wednesday morning.
Officials confirmed that the suspicious device was not a threat.
Officials say the suspicious package found on the first floor of a hospital in Lehigh County has been deemed non-threatening.
An apartment complex was evacuated Sunday afternoon after flames tore through an office building in Horsham, Montgomery County.
Paulsboro residents met with local, state and federal officials at a sometimes contentious open house information session Wednesday night, nearly one week since a train derailment and chemical leak shook up the borough.
Ventnor residents and business proprietors are now being permitted to return to the city to check on their properties with proper identification.
The state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement says the Golden Nugget Atlantic City opened at 11:30 a.m. Friday and that Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is scheduled to open at 4 p.m.
Camden County officials have issued a proclamation of local emergency, according to the county’s website.
Fire officials say they responded around 5:30 a.m. to the Hampton Inn at 13th and Race Streets, when something triggered the alarm system. The building was then evacuated of all 366 people.
Dozens of passengers were forced to evacuate a plane at Philadelphia International Airport, after an emergency landing.
A spokesperson for Cape May County says access to many barrier islands will be cut-off at some point, and estimates a 95% compliance rate for the mandatory evacuation.
Hurricane Irene forced evacuations of coastal communities in New Jersey, but there are a few holdouts.