News, Public Saftey

Late night gas leak reported on Penn. Ave.

by Geoff Fox

Fire crews from around the area were searching around Hancock late Monday night, June 20, for a gas leak after reports of the smell of natural gas in and around homes. After an hour search, crews could not find anything and turned the scene over to Columbia Gas.

According to Hancock Fire Chief Robert Hoopengardner, the call came in at 11:02 p.m. Monday night.

Hoopengardner said crews from Hancock, Berkeley Springs, Great Cacapon, and Little Orleans searched all . . .