Gas leak causes evacuation of 4 homes in Fountain Hill

Routine monitoring shows high levels of natural gas on Broadway

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Published: Jan 04 2013 01:46:28 PM EST
gas leak in Fountain Hill
FOUNTAIN HILL, Pa. -

UGI found abnormally high readings of  natural gas during a routine survey Friday in Lehigh County, company officials said.

Crews detected the high readings around 10 a.m. in the 1400 block of Broadway in Fountain Hill.

UGI said they evacuated four homes in the area as a precaution.

PennDOT closed Broadway between Delaware and Dodson avenues while repairs were made.