Gas main break forces evacuations in Kensington

Thursday, January 16, 2014

A large gas main break is forcing an evacuation in parts of the city's Kensington section.

The incident was reported in the 2900 block of E street.

A break in a six inch gas main forced the evacuation of 10 properties on the block, affecting a total of 29 people.

PGW officials say a portion of the street collapsed, causing the break to occur.

The Fire Department says the leak has been located and capped.

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