Gas line ruptured by backhoe in Airway Heights - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Gas line ruptured by backhoe in Airway Heights

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash - Right now crews are working to repair a two-inch natural gas line that was ruptured by a backhoe Wednesday morning in the 11,800 block of Centre Lane in Airway Heights.

Officials tell KHQ that Centre Lane is currently blocked as Avista crews conduct repairs. 

An Avista spokesperson reported that two commercial customers were without service but it was expected to be restored by midday Wednesday.   

Also, guests in 20 rooms in the nearby Stratford Suites hotel have been partially evacuated due to a distinct natural gas odor reported by hotel staff.     

Stay with KHQ.com for updated information.

 

 

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