ALAMEDA (CBS SF) — A PG&E crew has shut off a gas leak in Alameda that forced some residents to evacuate Thursday morning, the utility reported.

A construction crew struck a 4-inch steel gas main at 3108 Central Ave. at High St at about 9 a.m. Thursday, prompting evacuations of nearby residents and forcing others within a three-block radius to shelter in place.

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As of about 12:50 p.m., both the shelter-in-place and evacuation orders were lifted, Alameda Fire Department Division Chief Michael Williams said.

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Alameda police said the intersection of High Street and Central Avenue was closed to all traffic because of the gas leak.

PG&E spokesman Paul Moreno said no one was injured due to the gas line rupture and no customers lost service.

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