Con Edison crews repair gas main break that evacuated residents on East 233rd Street

Con Edison worked to repair a gas main break that forced some Bronx residents out of their homes Monday. According to fire investigators, a private

Officials say a private construction company accidentally struck a gas line while digging a trench.

Officials say a private construction company accidentally struck a gas line while digging a trench. (9/9/13)

THE BRONX - Con Edison worked to repair a gas main break that forced some Bronx residents out of their homes Monday.

According to fire investigators, a private construction company was digging a trench for a water pipe on East 233rd Street, near White Plains Road, when it accidentally struck a gas line.

Tenants on one side of the street were without gas most of Monday while crews worked to repair the pipe burst. Gas has since been restored.

No injuries were reported.


 

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