9th Street in Reno reopens after gas leak

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RENO, NV (KOLO) - 9th Street is back open in Reno from Virginia to Sierra after the capping of a gas leak.

NV Energy and Reno Fire say the leak happened about 10:40AM April 23, 2019 at 34 W. 9th Street, when a contractor was doing demolition work and a chimney fell on a gas line, causing a leak. No other customers were affected.

Neighbors evacuated as a precaution have been allowed back in.

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