Gas Leak on Washington Street

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Elizabethtown Gas repaired a cut gas line at 127 Washington Street. Credits: Sara Carpien
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WESTFIELD, NJ--Crews from Elizabethtown Gas repaired a 1 1/4-inch service line at 127 Washington Street after a contractor who was probing for underground tanks accidentally cut the gas line Tuesday morning. Duane Bourne, a spokesperson for the company, told TAP that the scene is now safe and there have been no service interuptions.

Elizabethtown Gas received a call at about 11:50 AM that a third party had struck a gas line on the 100 block of Washington Street at the intersection of Baltimore. According to Bourne, crews arrived within 15 minutes of that call.

Additional reporting by Sara Carpien.

 

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