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Crews hit gas line, service being restored

Published On: Jan 31 2013 01:26:45 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 31 2013 01:59:50 PM EST

Tim Cox/69News

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A contractor for UGI struck a gas line while working in south Allentown, officials said.

The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the 2300 block of S. Fourth Street in Allentown.

Fire crews checked out six homes and found no gas coming in, officials said.

The leak has been capped and UGI crews are working to repair the service line.