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PG&E: Gas dig contained in area of District, Gosford near Home Depot

Posted at 8:39 AM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-28 13:15:15-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Pacific Gas & Electric crews worked to cap a gas dig in Southwest Bakersfield on Wednesday morning.

Officials said that in this case, a third-party contractor hit a gas line near Home Depot causing it to spew gas.

Crews were called to the area of District Boulevard and Gosford Road just before 8 a.m.

The roads were clear and the gas dig was capped by 8:45 a.m., according to officials.