Evacuations over at Rowan University

July 17, 2008 11:35:25 AM PDT
Construction workers struck a gas line and 4 buildings were evacuated.

Officials tell Action News that construction workers along Route 322 in New Jersey hit a natural gas line, prompting evacuations at Rowan University.

The accident happened shortly after 1 p.m. It's estimated that about 200 students and faculty members had to be moved from 4 buildings to another location on campus.

No injuries were reported.

Emergency workers think the broken gas main will be repaired sometime within the next hour.


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