Natural Gas Leak Causes Downtown SLO Evacuations

POSTED: 05:00 PM PDT Oct 11, 2013    UPDATED: 11:27 PM PDT Oct 11, 2013 

It happened at 1:11 p.m. Friday afternoon on the 600 block of Marsh Street. The first arriving SLO City fire crews determined the high pressure gas line had significant damage. A private contractor was using a backhoe at the intersection of Marsh and Nipomo Streets when they hit the gas line.