Evacuations

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Strong Chemical Odor Forces Dozens Of Evacuations In Montgomery County

Several people were taken to the hospital and approximately 50 homes were evacuated after a strong chemical odor was detected in a Montgomery County neighborhood Thursday.

04/23/2015

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Dozens Of Homes Temporarily Evacuated Following Massive Tanker Truck Fire In Camden County

Families from 30 Pennsauken homes were temporarily evacuated Monday as a tanker truck fire sent burning fuel spilling toward several houses and thick black smoke filled the neighborhood.

02/23/2015

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All-Clear Given After Suspicious Package Prompts Evacuation Of NJ Military Base

The Joint Base McGuire – Dix – Lakehurst military base’s commissary complex was cleared when word came in that a suspicious package was found in the area.

01/14/2015

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Del. Man Facing Charges After Allegedly Making Bomb Threat That Evacuated Amazon.com Facility

Police in Delaware have charged a Wilmington man with allegedly making a bomb threat against an Amazon.com facility.

11/05/2014

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One Injured After Steam Leak Reportedly Causes Fumes On Penn’s Campus

There was apparently a leak in the basement of the six-story Wistar Institute, located at 3600 Spruce Street on Penn’s Campus, which officials say caused fumes throughout the facility.

07/29/2014

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Strange Odor Forces Evacuations From Montgomery County Townhomes

Authorities are continuing to investigate the source of a noxious odor which caused the evacuation of more than 100 people Sunday night

07/14/2014

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UPDATE: 90-Year-Old Man Dies From Injuries In Hamilton Township Fire

The fire was reported around 5 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of Arena Drive.

03/10/2014

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Residents Return To Their Homes After Gas Leak In East Oak Lane

Fire crews responded to a gas leak in North Philadelphia Monday evening.

03/03/2014

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Center City Apartment Building Evacuated For Carbon Monoxide

The incident was reported shortly before 9:30 p.m. Monday at 13th and Lombard Streets.

02/10/2014

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4 Homes Evacuated In South Philly For A Gas Main Break

Crews are responding to reports of a gas leak on the 2500 block of South Mole Street.

02/04/2014

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Princeton University Reopens 11 Buildings Following Gas Leak

Five hundred people were evacuated in the immediate area of Princeton University due to a gas leak.

12/02/2013

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Spruce Street Fire Forces Evacuations

According to the fire department, a fire has broken out at 3400 Spruce Street In Philadelphia.

10/25/2013

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Arrest Made After Several Pipe Bombs Found Inside Oxford Circle Home

Authorities have made an arrest in connection with the discovery of six pipe bombs in the basement an Oxford Circle home.

10/17/2013

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Crews On Scene Of Ruptured Gas Line In North Philadelphia

Officials are evacuating eight homes in the area as a precaution.

08/09/2013

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Official: Crew Hits Gas Line, Causes Leak In Allentown

A fire official says there are evacuations after a subcontractor hit a gas line and caused a leak in Allentown.

06/25/2013

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