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Scene cleared in Atlantic City after gas main break

Thursday, February 09, 2012

A half-dozen homes were evacuated in Atlantic City after a gas main break on Thursday morning.

Authorities say it all began around 10:55 a.m. when a private contractor struck a gas line near the intersection of Melrose Avenue and North Connecticut Avenue.

The homes were evacuated as a precaution.

Authorities on the scene did not know the size of the main break, but said the scene was cleared in about an hour.

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