Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations In Oakland

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A building in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood was evacuated this afternoon over a natural gas leak.

It happened at the intersection of Halket Street and Fifth Avenue.

According to Equitable Gas, contractors damaged the three-inch main line causing the leak.

Crews shut off the gas and repairs are expected to be complete within a few hours.

Emergency officials say no one is sick and no injuries have been reported as a result of the incident.

Stay with KDKA for the latest details.

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