Gas leak fixed in Smithville

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GALLOWAY – Police, Fire, and EMS responded to the 700 block of Gull Wing Court in the Smithville section of the township for a gas line break at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 22. 

An unknown self employed worker was attempting to extract a large stump when the gas line broke, police said.

Officers and firefighters evacuated 10-15 homes in the immediate area. 

The South Jersey Gas Company responded and contained the ruptured line.

There were no injuries reported.

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