Gas leak at 161 Rodney St. leads to evacuation

Police blocked off 161 Rodney St. after they

Police blocked off 161 Rodney St. after they got a call at around 2 p.m. Thursday. (March 13, 2014 5:26 PM)

A suspected gas leak this afternoon in Williamsburg sent up red flags following yesterday’s fatal explosion in East Harlem.

Police blocked off 161 Rodney St. after they got a call at around 2 p.m. Thursday. Emergency officials had to evacuate about 25 people.

National Grid came on the scene to investigate and determined there was a leak in the service line pipe that leads into the building....

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