Chico streets closed after gas leak

Oct 23, 2014 11:27 AM by News Staff

A gas leak in northeast Chico has closed several streets and forced the evacuation of area residents.

According to the Chico Fire Department, the gas main broke around 8:15 p.m. as construction crews were working in the area of Wanderer Lane and Swallowtail Lane near Mariposa Avenue.

The public is being advised to stay out of the area, and the area impacted by the leak is closed to traffic. Homes in close proximity to the incident have been evacuated. Pacific Gas and Electric crews along with Chico Fire crews have shut off the gas are working to stop the leak.


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