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.READ MORE: After 5-Hour Chase in San Francisco, Dog Rescued, Restored to Owner
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.READ MORE: Two Dead, Four Wounded In Downtown San Rafael Late-Night Shooting
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.MORE NEWS: Infamous 'Dating Game Killer' Rodney Alcala Dies Of Natural Causes