Gas leak forces evacuations in Mount Vernon
A gas leak forced some residents to be evacuated in Mount Vernon this morning.
Fire officials say a construction crew ruptured a pipeline with a backhoe just before 11 a.m. today on Dunham Avenue right off East Sandford Boulevard.
Twenty people from 16 homes were told to leaves their houses.
A stretch of the street was blocked off as crews worked to repair the leak. Con Ed utility...