UPDATE: Homes evacuated after gas leak

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Repairs to the broken line were made around 1 p.m. and residents were allowed back into their homes shortly later. 

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According to a spokesperson for People’s Natural Gas, a gas line was hit around 10:30 a.m. 

The site where it happened is secured and crews are expect there to repair the line by 12:30p.m. and it should be fixed by 2p.m.

This is the sixth report of a cut line today. 

They want to remind everyone to call 8-1-1 to check to see where lines are on a property before you start to dig. 

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Emergency crews have evacuated a portion of the Penn Farm area of Duncansville  off Forsht Drive due to a gas leak. 

Travel in the area is restricted while it is being repaired. 

No word on when it will be re-opened.

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