• Gas leak forces evacuation in Brentwood


    newsday



    A natural gas leak forced the evacuation of a Brentwood shopping center and nearby homes Saturday morning, Suffolk County police said.

    The leak was caused about 11 a.m. when a construction vehicle struck a gas line behind the Pollo Mario steakhouse, at 78 Wicks Rd., police said.

    A construction crew was working behind the restaurant at the time of the incident. Other businesses in the...