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New Jersey hospital evacuates ER over oxygen leak

Hackettstown (N.J.) Medical Center evacuated its emergency room around 12 p.m. July 10 after a construction worker struck an oxygen line, according to a Lehigh Valley Live news report.

Patients in the ER were moved to another area of the hospital and ambulances were diverted to other local hospitals.

There were no injuries reported and the medical center did not close.

The incident was resolved later in the day July 10.

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