Crews stop Alameda gas leak

Bay Area

ALAMEDA, Calif. (KRON) — Some residents were evacuated from their homes Thursday after construction crews hit a gas line.

According to PG&E, the gas leak was stopped at 12:33 p.m.

Right now the intersection of High Street and Central Avenue is currently closed to all traffic. People are advised to use alternate routes.

All residents who were previously evacuated or ordered to shelter-in-place can return to their homes, officials announced at 2 p.m.

Police said a one-block radius around the intersection of Central Avenue and High Street will remain closed; expect delays in the area.

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