New Castle News

October 11, 2012

Eastbrook Street traffic rerouted by gas line break

By Staff
New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — A broken gas line was causing traffic to be rerouted in the Croton area of New Castle late Thursday afternoon.

The line was broken along Eastbrook Street near the New Castle Public Works garage. There was no fire, but the line was spewing natural gas in the area.

No homes were evacuated in the incident, which began shortly before 5 p.m. But traffic was being rerouted around the area.

Authorities were look for a vehicle that hit the line and drove off after damaging it.