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South Philadelphia Residents Allowed Back In Homes After Gas Leak

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- More than two dozen people are back in their homes in South Philadelphia Monday night after a gas leak. Firefighters arrived to the area of 4th and Morris Streets to find a ruptured gas main just before 2 p.m. Monday.

According to a spokesperson from the fire department, approximately 30 people in the area were evacuated.

"There was a company or a demolition company making renovations and they ruptured a gas main," Assistant Fire Chief Richard Davison said. "The fire department is now playing a supporting role to the gas company. PGW is mitigating the situation right now."

No one was injured. Crews are looking for a cause.

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