Construction crews working on a sewer line struck a 2-inch steel gas line in San Bruno causing a gas leak and evacuation of surrounding streets.The broken pipe was reported just after 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on the 500 block of Chestnut Avenue, according to Fire Dispatch of San Mateo County.As a precaution – and due to the strong smell – the street and some surrounding houses were evacuated as a precaution, San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane said. Read More
A two-block radius near a busy Union Square intersection was closed most of Wednesday afternoon after a 10-inch gas main broke in the middle of the street in San Francisco.
Click to see photos from the scene of the downtown pipeline rupture. Read More