Gas leak fixed in North Towanda after residents told to shelter in place

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NORTH TOWANDA, Pa. (WETM) – Repairs to a gas line have been made in North Towanda after residents were advised to shelter in place due to a gas leak at the Paradise Inn.

According to the North Towanda Township Facebook page, the line has been fixed and gas service has been restored. Around 1 a.m., natural gas was turned off in a large portion of the village, including Towanda Borough to allow for Valley Energy to repair the line.

Residents should monitor their gas appliances and be prepared to re-light pilot lights.

If any resident experiences a gas issue please contact Valley Energy Emergency Line 1.800.998.4427 available 24/7, 365.

All residents in the area of the DuPont, Dandy, Hillcrest to the old Leroys building were told to shelter in place with windows and doors closed due to the gas leak on Monday night.

Route 6 between Paterson Boulevard and Route 220 had been temporarily closed to traffic.

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