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MOUNT LEBANON (KDKA) — Several homes and businesses were evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a large gas leak in Mount Lebanon.
A significant amount of gas leaked from a line near Cedar Boulevard and Baywood Avenue.
According to officials at the scene, a construction crew struck a four-inch gas line on Cedar Boulevard.
As a result of the leak, 17 homes and 11 people were evacuated.
#MORE: Fire officials tell us a four inch line was struck by construction crews causing a gas leak on Cedar Blvd. in Mt. Lebanon. 17 homes and 11 people were evacuated. @kdka #KDKA pic.twitter.com/9WiaB58WuG
— Amy Wadas (@AmyWadas) November 20, 2018
Crews stopped the leak and people were allowed to return home.
They’re working on a permanent fix.
Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.