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Home evacuations, road closures lifted after gas leak in Redding

By KRCR Staff
Evan Schreiber, eschreiber@bontencalifornia.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 07:35:08 AM CST
Updated On: Sep 25 2013 08:12:24 PM CDT
REDDING, Calif. -

A gas leak on the 2200-block of Marilyn Ave in Redding briefly prompted evacuations nearby.

Evacuations were in place on all of Marilyn Ave. to the east of Alta Mesa.

There were also road closures -- Alta Mesa was closed between Hartnell and Galaxy.

According to Redding Fire Department, an excavator working on the house broke a meter. The gas is now shut off but pipe was exposed and was leaking.

At around 12:45 p.m., we learned that all evacuations and road closures had been lifted.

Gas was restored at 1:20 p.m.