The incident occurred around 7:00 a.m. Sunday on the 3200 block of North Etting Street.
A resident who smelled gas called PGW to the scene.
Arriving PGW workers soon discovered a gas main leak and called firefighters to the area.
Arriving fire crews evacuated residents.
Fire officials tell Action News a water main break caused the gas main to break as well.
8 homes were evacuated, but the 13 adults and one child were able to return to their homes by late morning.