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Residents in northern Butler County borough evacuated following car crash

January 26, 2020 News Extra

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Driver hit a gas shed, no injuries reported

About 100 residents in the northern Butler County borough of Eau Claire were evacuated from their homes late Sunday morning after a car crashed into a shed housing a gas line.

According to dispatchers at 911 center, residents were evacuated as a precautionary measure following the one-vehicle crash at the intersection of East Park Avenue and South Washington Street. The crash occurred about 11:17 a.m. and no one was injured.

Dispatchers report the North Washington Volunteer Fire Department is on scene, as well as troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police.

The Eagle will update this report as more information becomes available

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