Gas leak on Eaton Road controlled

An excavator struck a gas line on Eaton Road just past Floral Ave around 11 a.m. in Chico.

Posted: Sep 27, 2019 1:02 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A excavator struck a gas line on Eaton Road just past Floral Ave around 11 a.m. in Chico.

Construction crews broke the line on Eaton road near Floral Ave. Chico Fire was at the scene wetting down the area to make sure there was no static electricity.

The wind blew into a couple of houses, Chico Fire evacuated two homes as a precautionary measure. PG&E crews worked to repair the ruptured gas line, crews were able to cap the leaking gas line around 11:30 a.m.

Floral and Eaton have since reopened.

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