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Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire Responds To Natural Gas Leak in Oakland

Date: October 7, 2021
Incident Type: Gas Leak
Location: Zone 4
Summary:

Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire responded to the intersection of Zulema Street and Coltart Avenue around 10:50 a.m. for a reported gas leak.

When firefighters arrived, they discovered a natural gas line was struck by a work crew which resulted in a large leak.

 Firefighters conducted natural gas readings in the area and determined an evacuation of nearby homes and businesses was not necessary.

 People’s Gas contained the leak around 2 p.m. and local roads opened soon after.


Reporting PIO:
Maurice Matthews

2021-10-07
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov