Gas Leak Forces Evacuation of Fr. Baker Manor in Orchard Park

July 18, 2014 Updated Jul 18, 2014 at 12:26 PM EDT

By Ed Reilly

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July 18, 2014 Updated Jul 18, 2014 at 12:26 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y (WKBW) Just after 8am, emergency crews raced to Father Baker Manor on Powers Road in Orchard Park because a leaking 3-inch gas line was allowing natural gas fumes to fill the building.

Hillcrest and Orchard Park Fire Companies helped safely evacuate 194 residents and staff with no injuries reported.

National Fuel Gas responded to the scene and was able to isolate the leak and began making repairs.

All the residents and staff were allowed to return into the building around 9am.

Watch Ed Reilly's story for more information.