City construction crews working on a sewer line accidentally damaged a natural gas line in San Bruno Tuesday afternoon, causing a leak that prompted the evacuation of about a half-dozen homes.
An evacuation that was issued following a gas-line rupture Saturday morning in Richmond has been lifted, a Richmond Fire Department spokesman said.
PG&E crews restored service Wednesday night to some 70 customers who were impacted by a gas leak in downtown San Francisco Wednesday afternoon.
Federal investigators were looking into the explosion of a leaky Pacific Gas and Electric Co. gas pipeline in Cupertino that damaged a condominium.
A gas leak near a Taco Bell in Hayward Thursday morning prompted the closure of part of a major thoroughfare near an Interstate Highway 580 on-ramp, a fire captain said.
Last year’s San Bruno pipeline explosion created plenty of worry over leaking gas lines. For one Lafayette homeowner, those concerns became reality.
There’s a new effort by PG&E to lower the stability standards for its power poles, and the move has prompted concerns among state regulators in the wake of the San Bruno disaster.
Pacific Gas and Electric on Wednesday outlined the steps it would take to ensure the safety of every mile of its gas transmission lines in Northern California.
Federal investigators are looking into whether an equipment failure along the pipeline that exploded in a San Francisco suburb was a factor in the deadly blast.
Records show Pacific Gas & Electric, whose pipeline exploded in San Bruno earlier this month, has reported gas line leaks at a rate six times the average for other large pipeline operators.