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: Bay Area Health Experts Look Past Omicron, Envision Post-Pandemic COVID World
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: Driver Arrested Following Deadly Sonoma County Crash Sunday
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: Man Killed by 15-Year-Old Driver During Police Chase in Stockton