Explosion Levels Edison Building

EDISON – A gas leak led to an explosion that destroyed a lawyer’s office on Route 27 on Monday morning.

Utility crews were evacuating the area when the explosion occurred shortly after 4:30 a.m. According to police, a motorist alerted authorities to a crack in the roadway and the presence of a strong gas odor.

The office, a converted home, was completely destroyed and two adjacent homes were damaged. According to authorities, no injuries were reported.

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