SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — PG&E officials said a gas leak has been capped following a break Wednesday evening in San Jose that prompted evacuations.
The flow of gas was stopped at 8:08 p.m. at 2487 Zachary Way, PG&E spokesman J.D. Guidi said.READ MORE: San Jose Homicide Suspects Released Without Posting Bail; Cops Tweet 'The System Has Failed'
A contractor working in the area struck a half-inch plastic pipe and that prompted the evacuation of 16 homes. Only one customer, which was the home where the break occurred, was without gas service for any length of time, Guidi said.READ MORE: Steph Curry Signs Licensing Deal For His SC30 Brand With College Star Azzi Fudd
The contractor was not working for PG&E. As of 8:11 p.m. residents were expected to get word shortly that they could return home, according to the San Jose Fire Department.MORE NEWS: Most Popular Dog And Cat Names Of 2021: Is Your Pet's Name On The List?
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