Gas Leak Forces Evacuations in Jersey City

Gas began leaking after a water main break, officials said

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    Gas began leaking in Jersey City, N.J., on Monday after a water main broke, officials said.

    The water main break compromised the stability of the gas main, Jersey City fire officials said.

    Buildings near Pamrapo Avenue were evacuated.

    PSE&G said it was venting gas from various locations so that it would not be highly concentrated.

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