Homes Cleared Out by Gas Leak in Kingston

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KINGSTON -- Several homes were evacuated Tuesday morning in Luzerne County because of a gas leak.

A contractor was working in the 300 block of Chester Street in Kingston when they struck a gas line just before 10 a.m.

Five homes were cleared out while UGI crews repaired the line.

It only took about ten minutes and everything was back to normal.