Lehigh Valley

Building evacuated after gas line struck in Bethlehem

Crews on scene at Strahman Valves.

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - Employees in a building in Northampton County were evacuated after a crew hit a gas line Thursday morning.

The incident happened around 10:50 a.m. at 2801 Baglyos Circle in Bethlehem Township.

The building is the home of Strahman Valves, Inc.

It's located in the Lehigh Valley Industrial Park VI.

UGI officials said a forklift working inside the building severed an inside fuel line.

Fire crews had evacuated the building and shut off the gas flow valve before UGI arrived.

Workers were allowed to re-enter the building.

Refresh this page for new information on this developing story.


DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.

STORMCENTER UPDATE

Allentown, PA 18102

38°F

Overcast

TONIGHT

29°F

  • %

This Week's Circulars

Top Stories

Latest from the newsroom

More from the Newsroom