Evacuations recommended after gas line break - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Evacuations recommended after gas line break

POST FALLS, Idaho - Emergency crews have stopped a gas line leak in Post Falls near Poleline and Spokane St.

It took crews around two hours to stop to the leak which started when a backhoe hit the two-inch line.

Avista says they will have to replace the entire pipe.

During the leak, crews recommended that people living in the area evacuate, however the evacuations were not mandatory.

Roads in the area were already closed due to an ongoing construction project there.

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