Milling machine ruptures gas line, catches fire on Ewing Street in Princeton

A milling machine hit a gas line early this morning on Ewing Street, causing the machine to catch fire. Fire officials evacuated about a dozen

A milling machine hit a gas line on Ewing Street, causing the machine to catch fire.

A milling machine hit a gas line on Ewing Street, causing the machine to catch fire. (3/20/13)

PRINCETON - A milling machine hit a gas line early this morning in Princeton, causing the machine to catch fire.

Fire officials evacuated about a dozen homes in the area along Ewing Street, while PSE&G workers shut the gas line and cooled off the milling machine.

The gas line was repaired after the machine was removed.

Cleanup continued into the late evening.
 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Chopper 12 over East Brunswick bus crash 1 VIDEO: Chopper 12 over East Brunswick bus crash
Chopper 12 over wreck that killed NASCAR driver 2 Chopper 12 over wreck that killed NASCAR driver Jason Leffler
Vandals defaced historic trains belonging to the United 3 Vandals deface historic train equipment in Boonton
4 Word on the Street: Selfies
5 12 on Health: Spike in flu cases

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE