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Vehicles collide, striking gas main in East Mt. Airy

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Fire crews are on the scene of a gas leak in the East Mount Airy section of Philadelphia Thursday morning.

Officials say, a two car accident involving an SUV and taxi cab have caused a gas leak near the intersection of Stenton Avenue and East Washington Lane.

According to sources, around 5:00 a.m. the taxi-cab struck a PGW gas main.

The Philadelphia fire department was called in to monitor the leak.

PGW crews have been dispatched to the area to stop the leak and make repairs.

So far, there are no reports of evacuations or injuries.

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