OAKLAND — Residents were evacuated from an East Oakland neighborhood Monday morning after a construction crew broke an underground PG&E gas line, authorities said.
No injuries were reported.
The mishap was reported at about 10:15 a.m. Monday in the area of 39th Avenue and Bayo Street.
Authorities said a 4-inch gas line was punctured by a construction crew causing a leak and forcing the evacuation of residents.
How many residents were evacuated was not immediately available.
PG&E crews responded to the scene and expected to have the leak repaired by early afternoon, authorities said. Oakland firefighters also responded to the scene as a precaution..
Check back for updates.
Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment