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Friday, Jul 11 2014 03:38 PM

Southeast Bakersfield gas leak closes road

By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN

A gas leak Friday morning in southeast Bakersfield caused by a back hoe forced firefighters to close some roads between Union Avenue and Cottonwood Road until the pipeline was clamped.

The leak occurred about 8:30 a.m. along East Hosking Avenue between Union and Cottonwood.

Crews from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. were repairing the line Friday.

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