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Gas Leak In San Andreas

San Andreas, CA– Highway 49 is closed from Broadway to Pool Station Road in San Andreas due to a gas leak in the area.

According to Cal Fire’s Lisa Williams, the┬ápropane gas leak was reported in the noon hour and five homes have been evacuated. No injuries have been reported. CHP says Highway 49 should be reopened at approximately 4 pm. Travel with caution in the area.

Calaveras High School has been evacuated as a precaution. Those with cars were allowed to go home and those without vehicles are being transported to Toyon Middle School.

Written by tina.falco@mlode.com