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Wednesday, Mar 19 2014 11:37 AM

Mandatory evacuation for eight Arvin homes because of leaking gas line

By BREAKING NEWS BLOG

A mandatory evacuation was issued for eight homes in Arvin Tuesday evening because high levels of flammable gas were detected inside them.

The evacuation is a precaution to protect residents from a potential explosion due to a leaking petroleum gas line, Kern County firefighters said. Petro Capital Resources has identified the source and is working to fix it.

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