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Brief Evacuation At West Philadelphia School

Authorities are investigating the cause of the odor, but determined the building is safe to start the school day.

10/07/2014

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Properties Evacuated In Salem County After Contractor Strikes Gas Main

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.

07/08/2014

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2 Elementary Schools Evacuated Due To Bomb Threats In Atlantic County

Police say they have evacuated Hess Elementary School and Shaner School after receiving additional information.

02/04/2014

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Wilmington Elementary School Evacuated Due To Outside Natural Gas Leak

An elementary school was evacuated Thursday morning after firefighters received reports of a natural gas odor.

01/30/2014

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Message On Bathroom Wall Prompts Lockdown, Evacuation At High School In Northampton County

A message that was scribbled on a lavatory wall prompted a lockdown, followed by an evacuation at the Easton Area High School Wednesday morning.

09/11/2013

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Suspicious Package Found At Atlantic City Aiport Deemed Non-Threatening

Officials confirmed that the suspicious device was not a threat.

04/19/2013

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Suspicious Package Found At Hospital In Lehigh County Deemed Non-Threatening

Officials say the suspicious package found on the first floor of a hospital in Lehigh County has been deemed non-threatening.

04/18/2013

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Multi-Alarm Fire Forces Evacuations In Montgomery County

An apartment complex was evacuated Sunday afternoon after flames tore through an office building in Horsham, Montgomery County.

04/07/2013

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Frustrated Paulsboro Residents Speak Out During Community Meeting On Train Derailment

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.

12/06/2012

Ventnor, NJ

Residents Can Return To Ventnor; Curfews Lifted For Some Shore Towns

Ventnor residents and business proprietors are now being permitted to return to the city to check on their properties with proper identification.

11/02/2012

Atlantic City

Atlantic City To Casinos Reopen, Evacuation Order Lifted

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.

11/02/2012

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Camden County Issues Proclamation Of Local Emergency

Camden County officials have issued a proclamation of local emergency, according to the county’s website.

10/28/2012

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Center City Hotel Evacuated Due To Portable Meth Lab

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.

07/28/2012

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Plane Makes Emergency Evacuation On The Runway At Philadelphia International Airport

Dozens of passengers were forced to evacuate a plane at Philadelphia International Airport, after an emergency landing.

09/30/2011

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Cape May County Residents Board Up, Cross Their Fingers

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.

08/27/2011

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