Gas leak spurs evacuations in Morris Heights
A gas leak prompted residents to evacuate from two apartment buildings in Morris Heights on Saturday.
Authorities say the leak sprang from a sewer in the street and began seeping into the basement of 19-99 Morris Ave.
Con Edison crews and firefighters were called to the scene. After doing some excavation work, a crack was detected in a gas line.
Tenants say the air smelled of gas...