[UPDATE 12:50 p.m.] Gas Leak in Arcata
According to the scanner, nearby residents are being evacuated after a “digin
out” caused an “audible” gas leak.
UPDATE 12:50 p.m.: According to a spokesperson for PG&E, Deanna Contreras, “The homeowner was digging with a shovel and he hit a gas line…He had chopped a half inch service line. We were able to stop the flow of gas by 11:15 a.m.”
Contreras urged homeowners to call 811 before doing any digging around their home. “We will come out and mark where the lines are for free,” she explained.