Natural gas leak shut power off in Shamokin

SHAMOKIN – It was a natural gas leak that caused the power to be shut off in parts of Shamokin Tuesday. Northumberland County Communications tells WKOK UGI reported the gas leak around 2 p.m. at 229 West Walnut Street. County communications says UGI needed police and fire crew assistance.

No cause has been determined. Northumberland County Communications say electricity was shut off in that neighborhood—as a precation. According to PPL, about 61 customers remain without power. It’s unknown when power will be fully restored.

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