Gas leak briefly stops Hamilton traffic

Gas leak briefly stops Hamilton traffic

Gas leak briefly stops Hamilton traffic

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on May 29, 2013 at 6:16 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 2 at 2:56 PM

SPOKANE, Wash. -- A busted gas lined forced a brief evacuation Wednesday morning in North Spokane.

City leaders said a contractor dug into a gas line near Hamilton and Boone. The line was supposed to be abandoned but still contained gas according to Avista workers.

The gas leak shutdown both directions of Hamilton for about 30 minutes. People living and working nearby the ½ inch line were briefly evacuated from the area as a precaution.

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