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Car crashes into Gridley home, severs gas line

Credit: CAL FIRE Butte Unit

Firefighters are at a scene in Gridley where a vehicle crashed into a home around 12:17 p.m. severing a gas line.

Posted: Nov 11, 2019 1:00 PM
Updated: Nov 11, 2019 2:56 PM

GRIDLEY, Calif. - Firefighters are at a scene in Gridley where a vehicle crashed into a home around 12:17 p.m. Monday.

The vehicle severed a gas line, however, no injuries were reported according to CAL FIRE. 


Credit: CAL FIRE Butte Unit

The home was a rental under renovation by the owner. Lieutenant Rodney Harr of Gridley police said the driver was pulling up into the driveway and hit the gas pedal instead of the brake, causing the car went to go through a fence and into the house.

PG&E is in the process of digging into the gas line to shut it off at the services of valves throughout the city. They are discussing shutting off some utilities in the area to possibly 100 residents in the area, Lieutenant Harr said.

The immediate area was evacuated, CAL FIRE, PG&E, Gridley police, and Gridley public works responded to the scene.

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