FOX CHAPEL (KDKA/AP) – The state Department of Environmental Protection, county officials and even Sunoco Inc. are analyzing an oily, gas-smelling liquid oozing out of a yard near Pittsburgh.

The homeowners have been evacuated until Wednesday, when authorities expect to know what’s oozing out of their yard.

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DEP spokeswoman Amanda Witman says the substance may be oil from an abandoned well on land that used to be a farm.

Neighbor Pamela Rollings told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, “It’s not like it’s bubbling up out of the ground, not like something from ‘The Beverly Hillbillies.'”

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But until officials determine the source of the black gold, Texas tea or whatever it is, they’re keeping the family away as a precaution.

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