CHURCHVILLE, Md. (WJZ)–Baltimore Gas and Electric crews are working to secure a gas line break that forced seven homes to be evacuated.
It happened Thursday around 11 a.m. when a contractor struck a 4-inch gas line on the 2900-block of Churchville Road on Route 22.READ MORE: Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing In East Baltimore
Officials say seven homes were evacuated as a precaution and Hazmat is on the scene conducing air monitoring.
Route 22 is closed between Glenville Road and Route 155.READ MORE: Cody Boothe, 26, Charged In April Triple Shooting In Southeast Baltimore
It is unclear when the line will be restored or when evacuees will be allowed to return to their homes.
No outages have been reported.
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