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Firefighters and Gas Company Assess Gas Leaks in Walnut and Granada Hills

Firefighters and Gas Company Assess Gas Leaks in Walnut and Granada Hills

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Two gas leaks are currently being assessed and repaired in Los Angeles County at this time; one in the City of Walnut and the other in City of Granada Hills.

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the City of Granada Hills was made aware of a natural gas leak at approximately 2:19 p.m. The leak is in the area of 17000 W. Westbury Drive and affects a high-pressure gas line, which was struck. The Los Angeles County Fire Department has evacuated nearby homes and the gas company is working to secure the line.

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the City of Walnut gas leak was discovered shortly before 1:00 p.m. near the Cal Poly Pomona campus. The leak led to closed traffic westbound on Temple Avenue will be closed at University Drive and eastbound Temple Avenue was also impacted with the traffic being diverted to Mt. SAC College. Authorities are asking motorists to avoid University Drive.  Grand Avenue is closed from Amar Road/Temple Avenue to Cameron Avenue. Sheriff’s officials are asking for College Vista Neighborhood residents to shelter in place until at least 10:00 p.m. 

The cause and extent of this leak is unknown at this time.
Information will be updated as it is received.





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