State Police Can’t Say When Evacuees Can Go Home
State Police tell KPEL News the mandatory evacuation of Judice area residents will remain in effect overnight. While specialists were able to stop the natural gas leak at the CEL Properties well it is still not secured. State police say residents evacuated from the one-hundred homes surrounding the site will not be able to go home tonight. A shelter is open for evacuees at Judice Middle School. Contract workers have been trying all day long to secure the CEL Properties well in the eleven-hundred block of Bourque Road. No one was injured in the 10a.m. blow out. State police trooper Stephen Hammons tells KPEL the latest on evacuees.