A number of evacuations and street closures were ordered briefly Tuesday morning following a gas line rupture in San Francisco’s South of Market area, authorities said.
Residents were told to shelter in place in a San Jose neighborhood where a broken gas line was reported Wednesday morning, authorities said.
Crews were mopping up Tuesday afternoon at the scene of an underground gas fire in the Oakland hills that prompted the evacuation of six homes this morning before it was put out shortly before noon.
PG&E crews in San Carlos should finish de-pressurizing a 20-inch, underground gas line considered to be at risk by Monday night.
Residents of a Menlo Park neighborhood were ordered to shelter in place after a gas line was struck and ruptured Monday morning, a Menlo Park fire division chief said.
A third-party construction crew struck a gas line in San Jose Thursday afternoon, causing a gas leak, a PG&E spokeswoman said.
A crew digging at a construction site in Woodside Thursday morning ruptured a gas main and knocked out service to one customer
Crews installing a new fire hydrant along The Embarcadero in San Francisco struck a small gas line Monday morning, prompting evacuations and the shutdown of the roadway.
PG&E spokesman Joe Molica said the San Bruno Avenue fire presented a “unique situation.” In a normal situation crews can shutoff a building’s gas valve but in this case the valve was too close to the fire.
A 19-year-old neighbor who witnessed an allegedly intoxicated driver crash her SUV into a home in San Jose Tuesday night is being hailed as a hero for his actions to save the driver.