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Gas Leak Evacuates 4 Homes near Rancho Cordova

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Four Sacramento County homes near Rancho Cordova were evacuated Tuesday afternoon because of a ruptured gas line.

A construction crew working near Appalachian Drive and Hyannis Way reportedly hit the line and caused the leak.

PG&E crews are working to repair the leak. The home were only evacuated as a precaution.

Gas will be flowing into the neighborhood until about 7 p.m., when crews will be able to shut the line off. It isn’t known how long it will take to repair the line.