Gas leak causes evacuation in Elizabethtown

(MGN Online)

Monday afternoon UGI alerted Elizabethtown Fire and Police Departments to a gas leak in the 00 block West Summit Street, police said.

For saftey PPL shut down the power to the effected grid which impacted around 2,000 people, but the power has since been returned according to police.

Police say around 50 residents were evacuated out of an abundance of caution and the Elizabethtown Fire Department set up an evacuation center for those who had no where to go.

UGI continued to isolate and repair the leak which is of unknown origin.

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