Residents evacuated from Madera homes after gas line is damaged by a traffic collision

Local News

A Madera traffic collision caused a gas leak in a residential neighborhood Thursday night, authorities say.

Madera Police Department officers, Madera Fire personnel and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. staff are in the 100 block of West South Street working on the reported gas leak.

The leak has caused residents to be evacuated from their homes.

“For the safety of everybody involved we ask that you assist us by staying out of the area until further updated,” the police department said in a Facebook post.

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