Gas Leak Leads To Evacuations In Mount Vernon

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Mount Vernon fire officials had to evacuate 16 homes on Monday, March 24, due to a gas leak.
Mount Vernon fire officials had to evacuate 16 homes on Monday, March 24, due to a gas leak. Photo Credit: File

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Some Mount Vernon residents were forced from their homes after a gas leak on Dunham Avenue on Monday, March 24, according to News 12 Westchester. 

Twenty people from 16 homes were evacuated after a gas line was ruptured by a backhoe about 11 a.m., News 12 Westchester reported. 

Residents were kept out of their home for about 20 minutes, News 12 Westchester said. 

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