Crews Hit Gas Line In Carrick

CARRICK (KDKA) — Crews were called to Carrick this morning after a contractor reportedly struck a gas line.

According to emergency officials, it happened around 9 a.m. along Overbrook Drive and a gas smell filled the nearby area.

Columbia Gas crews shut off the gas service and no injuries were reported.

Officials say crews checked the gas readings at both Concord Elementary School and Carrick High School and gave an all clear.

However, emergency officials say students at Concord Elementary School were dismissed early as a precaution.

Stay with KDKA for the latest details.

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  • Cindy

    hmmm. A fire truck was on the scene at 8:00 and the location is Overbrook Blvd. You may want to check your sources.

  • Dana

    nor were the kids at Concord dismissed early. That is very misleading for any parents who have kids there. Who wrote this?

  • Ron

    Many of the parents chose to remove their children from school. The reporting on this situation was horrible, by all parties. The school, school district, emergency personnel, and media neglected to get information our to the public and what information that they did get out was incorrect. The School District official was both rude and arrogant in terms of helping parents to understand the situation, the principal did not take an active role in calming parents, and the fire department did nothing but alarm the parents. This situation was handled very poorly!!!

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