AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say emergency workers evacuated two homes in the Mohawk Valley city of Amsterdam after an emotionally distraught woman filled a house with natural gas.
The woman, whose name was not released, was taken to a hospital after the incident.
Amsterdam Fire Department Batallion Chief Michael Whitty says firefighters evacuated a handful of people from adjacent homes after the call came in just before 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Firefighters secured the gas meters in the woman's home and ventilated the building without any complications, clearing the potentially explosive gas.
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