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Struck gas meter prompts evacuations of homes in Reading

Struck gas meter prompts evacuations of homes in Reading

READING, Pa. - Several houses in Reading had to be evacuated briefly Tuesday because of a gas leak.

Firefighters said a parked vehicle jumped out of gear and struck a gas meter a little before 3 p.m. in the 1200 block of Oley Street.

UGI crews are making repairs. Residents were allowed back in their homes.


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