CodeRED alert lifted, road reopened following punctured gas line in Chico

Chico police have lifted a CodeRED alert and reopened Marigold Avenue after a gas line was punctured Friday morning.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 9:27 AM
Updated: Jul 19, 2019 11:22 AM

UPDATE 11:22 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2019 - Chico police have lifted a CodeRED alert and reopened Marigold Avenue after a gas line was punctured Friday morning.

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CHICO, Calif. - Chico authorities are at the scene of a punctured gas line on Marigold Avenue in Chico.

Authorities said an excavator punctured a gas line around 8:30 a.m. on Marigold Avenue, near Eaton Road. 

A CodeRED alert was sent out to neighbors in the area asking them to shelter in place. 

Firefighters are on standby waiting for PG&E to shut off the line. 

Traffic is being stopped eastbound on Marigold Avenue. 

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for updates. 

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