Mount Hope residents evacuated over gas leak on Anthony Avenue

Con Edison says the leak was on a

Con Edison says the leak was on a line going into an abandoned building.

THE BRONX - Several buildings were evacuated in Mount Hope Tuesday after residents reported a gas odor. 

The fire department rushed to the scene after tenants on Anthony Avenue called Con Edison. 

Con Ed says that crews found a gas leak on a service line that goes into an abandoned building on the street. 

Those evacuated were allowed to return home after the leak was repaired. 

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