About 100 people evacuated in Riverdale due to gas rupture

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RIVERDALE, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE)– About 100 people have been evacuated due to a gas rupture in Riverdale Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.

Authorities say they responded to the gas rupture near Paloma Avenue East of Malsbary Street. at around 5:50 p.m.

The American Ambulance and Riverdale Fire Station have also been evacuated for safety.

The Southern California Gas Company is at scene trying to fix the main distribution gas line for the residential neighborhood.

The gas company told Fresno Co. Fire the leak should be contained within an hour.

No other details were available.

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