SARATOGA (CBS SF) — Evacuations were lifted Thursday afternoon for several homes in the area of a natural gas leak in Saratoga, Santa Clara County fire officials said.
As of 4 p.m. PG&E crews had stopped the leak in the area of Saratoga Sunnyvale Road and Spring Blossom Court, but traffic in the area will be affected as crews repair a broken pipe and the road.READ MORE: Santa Clara Shoe Store Ransacked in Late Night Smash-and-Grab Robbery
Fire officials said that late Thursday morning a construction crew struck a natural gas line while digging.READ MORE: COVID Omicron: Rush To Vaccinate In East Bay As New Variant Emerges
Firefighters responded at 11:39 a.m. and crews and county sheriff’s deputies evacuated people from several residences in the area.
PG&E also responded to cap the leak, fire officials said. No one was injured.MORE NEWS: Lee Elder, 1st Black Golfer To Play Masters, Dies At Age 87
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