Gas leak reported at Phila. construction site

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Gas main break in Frankford

Fire officials have cordoned off an area in the Torresdale section of Philadelphia due to a gas main break at a construction site.

The call came in around 9:11 a.m. Tuesday for the break in the 3900 block of Fitler St.

Firefighters were told that a crew at the construction site may have ruptured a high pressure gas main causing the gas leak.

The area was cordoned off as officials waited for PGW to arrive.

So far there have been no reports of injuries or evacuations.

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