From the scanner:
At 10 p.m. Thursday night, numerous FDNY units were called in to respond to a broken 8-inch gas main break at 2900 Flatbush Ave., 200 feet north of the Belt Parkway (near Ave. V).
Dispatch reported that it is a "high-pressure main." An excavator hit the gas main while working there.
A further report came in that a building was evacuating.
National Grid told to 9-1-1- that they would be there "within the hour."
UPDATE: National Grid shut down the valve at roughly 10:23 p.m.
UPDATE: OEM reports situation is under control.
CORRECTION: Broken Gas Main at 2900 Flatbush Avenue (BK) is under control; no fire.
— NYC OEM - Notify NYC (@NotifyNYC) August 22, 2014
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