A contractor has struck a large gas main causing a natural gas release. Emergency responders are evacuating properties in the area of Fleming Pike & CR 561 (Egg Harbor Road) and along Fleming Pike towards the White Horse Pike. Atlantic City Electric will be cutting electrical power in the area to reduce the chance of explosion. Evacuated persons can shelter at the Winslow Township Municipal Building at 125 South Route 73, Braddock NJ. There are numerous road closures in the area:
Fleming Pike closed from US 30 to Egg Harbor Road and Egg Harbor Rd to Hay Road.
Egg Harbor Road closed from Spring Road to Fleming Pike and Fleming Pike to Spring Garden Road.