Dozens of Sicklerville residents forced to evacuate homes due to gas leak

The gas leak happened near the unit block of Parkside Drive in the Sicklerville section of Winslow Township.

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
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Some residents in Winslow Township, New Jersey were forced to evacuate their homes after a gas line ruptured.

WINSLOW TWP., New Jersey (WPVI) -- Some residents in Winslow Township, New Jersey were forced to evacuate their homes after a gas line ruptured on Monday night.

It happened near the unit block of Parkside Drive in the Sicklerville section of the township.

Authorities tell Action News that a crew from Atlantic City Electric was working to replace a utility pole when they struck a four-inch gas line.

Crews continued to work overnight to make repairs to the line.

Fifteen residents were taken to Winslow Township School 4 until the all clear is given.

It's unclear when residents will be able to return to their homes.

No injuries have been reported.