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Gas leak prompts evacuation of Montgomery County school

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Sep 24 2013 05:03:39 PM CDT
Updated On: Sep 24 2013 06:12:31 PM CDT

A Montgomery County elementary school was evacuated Tuesday after a gas leak.

TOWAMENCIN TWP., Pa. -

A Montgomery County elementary school was evacuated Tuesday after a gas leak.

PECO says the leak happened at 2:30 when a worker struck a gas main on Allentown Road in Towamencin Township.

A North Penn school district official said Inglewood Elementary was evacuated to a nearby church.

About a dozen nearby homes were also evacuated.

No one was hurt.

PECO says the area is now safe.