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Gas leak prompts evacuation of Kiwi plant in Amity

By Kevin Fitzsimmons, Web Producer
Published On: Jun 25 2013 06:02:30 PM CDT

A natural gas leak forced dozens of employees out of a plant in Amity Township on Tuesday.

AMITY TWP., Pa. -

A natural gas leak forced dozens of employees out of a plant in Amity Township on Thursday.

The Kiwi plant in the 400 block of Old Swede Road emptied out around 1 p.m.

At least 75 people evacuated the building while UGI worked to stop the leak.

Old Swede Road was shut down in the area for about an hour.