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Residents return home after Port Richmond gas leak

Friday, February 08, 2013

A gas leak forced the evacuation of four homes in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia Friday morning.

Fire and hazmat crews were called to the scene around 6:00 a.m. to the 3500 block of Richmond Street

Four homes were evacuated as a precaution. Since then, the source of the leak has been located and is specific to one property.

Gas for the property has been turned off and residents have returned to their homes.

There is no word on what caused the gas leak.

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