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Message: Call Before You Dig -- Berkeley Heights Fire Department Responds To PSE&G Gas Main Rupture

By THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS.COM STAFF

March 28, 2014 at 8:53 AM

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Fire Department was contacted Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. by PSE&G for a report of a ruptured gas main on Mountain Avenue on block 800.

Engine 4 and Squad 1 responded. Engine-4 stretched a hose line as a precaution in the event the natural gas ignited according to Berkeley Heights Fire Department reporting.  

Crews from PSE&G arrived quickly and clamped the line. The gas service to a residence was severed by contractors working at the location.

The Berkeley Heights Fire Department message to residents -- Remember whenever you need to dig, call 811 for a mark out before you dig, it’s the law,

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