Utility crews cap gas leak in Chinatown

A gas leak reported Monday afternoon in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood has been capped, PG&E officials said.

The Department of Emergency Management wrote on Twitter at 12:38 p.m. about the leak.

Fire officials said it occurred at 681 Broadway between Grant Avenue and Stockton Street and that no evacuations or shelter-in-place orders were required in the area.

PG&E spokesperson Andrea Menniti said on Twitter that utility crews have stopped the flow of gas.

Menniti said a third-party contractor was doing work in the area and hit a 1-inch gas line.

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