Gas leak forces evacuation in Derry Township

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DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. – About 20 residents in a  Derry Township Township neighborhood have been forced out of their homes due to a gas leak. The leak was reported at about 4:30 p.m.

The evacuation includes residents in the Hilltop and Church road areas. A UGI spokesperson tells FOX43  so far the gas is leaking into the air and is not migrating underground. The leak involves a value that measures pressure in the gas line.  UGI crews will have to dig up the line to repair the leak which could take several hours.