Ewing Township Explosion
The attorney who represents the family of 62-year-old Linda Cerritelli, killed in a massive gas explosion that injured seven others and damaged or destroyed 55 homes, is speaking out for the first time.
Steinmann also says the township is now certain neither PSEG nor their contractor Henkels and McCoy reported the gas leak to 911 prior to the explosion.
Just before 1 p.m. last Tuesday, Ewing Township’s emergency lines were flooded with frantic calls just released by Ewing Township Police.
Her family is stunned that such a vibrant loving woman is gone.
Workers boarded up buildings as families tried to recover anything they could from their fractured homes.
A female resident of a town home development was killed and seven utility workers were injured after a powerful explosion and fire in Ewing Township, Mercer County Tuesday afternoon.
As the residents of the South Fork townhouse complex begin to search through the rubble of yesterday’s explosion and start the long process of rebuilding and replacing what was lost, insurance will undoubtedly play a big role. That’s why as 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan tells us, being prepared in advance of a disaster is essential.
The community is pulling together to help those who are in need.
The explosion occurred just off I-95 at 28 Crockett Lane in the South Fork housing community around 1 p.m.