Hazmat responds to gas leak in Port Richmond

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Hazmat crews rushed to a Philadelphia business in the Port Richmond section after a report of a gas leak.

Hazmat crews rushed to a Philadelphia business in the Port Richmond section after the report of a gas leak.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday at East Tioga and Tulip streets.

Crews arrived to find white smoke pouring from the Active Radiator Company.
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Hazmat crews rushed to a Philadelphia business in the Port Richmond section after a report of a gas leak.


Officials say the leak was coming from a 6,000 gallon tank of liquid nitrogen.

The gas leak was placed under control within an hour. No one was injured.

So far, no word on what caused the leak.

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