PRINCETON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Several hundred people were evacuated from 11 Princeton University buildings Monday because of a gas leak.
University spokesman Martin Mbugua said a backhoe struck a gas line near McCosh Health Center just before 10 a.m. Monday.READ MORE: Long Island Police Investigating Death Of Man Found Lying On Sunrise Highway
The gas was later turned off and a team from Princeton Fire Department, the University’s Department of Public Safety and the Office of Environmental Health and Safety checked the evacuated buildings.
All buildings were cleared for occupation at 12:40 p.m., according to a university spokesman.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine In New York: Walk-In Appointments Offered To All New Yorkers Over 50 At City-Run Sites
No injuries were reported.
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