San Jose fire crews were responding to a gas line rupture in the city’s Alum Rock neighborhood Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.
Crews were responding to a high-pressure gas leak in Lafayette, and residents in the area have been advised to stay indoors, police said.
Both the contractor and PG&E crew failed to call 911 immediately after the gas leak.
The construction crew stuck a four-inch natural gas line Burlingame Avenue and Primrose Road at 4:37 a.m. causing a large amount of gas to be released into the air, according to PG&E.
PG&E finished repairs to a broken gas line that triggered evacuations in Richmond Friday morning.
An evacuation order was lifted and roads mostly reopened Wednesday afternoon after a gas line that was accidentally ruptured by a construction crew Wednesday morning in Alamo was capped.
PG&E cut off the flow of gas to a pipe that was broken in Concord Friday morning and is now working on repairs, a utility spokeswoman said.
Buskirk Avenue in Pleasant Hill is closed because of a significant gas leak in the area, police said.
A gas leak in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Sunday prompted several homes and businesses to be evacuated and caused major gridlock.
A third-party construction crew struck a gas line in San Jose Thursday afternoon, causing a gas leak, a PG&E spokeswoman said.