Montclair, NJ Gas Leak Forces Evacuations - NBC New York

Montclair, NJ Gas Leak Forces Evacuations

About 100 people were displaced



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    A contractor hit a gas main in Montclair, N.J. Monday morning, causing a gas leak that forced the evacuation of the immediate area.

    About 100 people were displaced, officials said. A reception center was set up at the Park Street YMCA.

    Montclair fire officials said about 20 buildings were affected; none are residential.

    PSE&G said the leak would be shut down by early afternoon.

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