WASATCH FRONT NEWS: Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele, Utah, and Wasatch counties

Salt Lake City gas line hit, shelter in place lifted for residents near 4th Avenue and Canyon Road

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UPDATE: A shelter in place has been lifted after a gas leak in Salt Lake City.

Crews say they have been able to shut off the gas on either side of the line break at the well project.

Line repair will begin soon and crews say Canyon Road is now open. Officials are asking the public to stay clear of the area to allow for repair and safety.

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Some Utah residents are being asked to shelter in place after a natural gas line was struck Monday afternoon.

The Salt Lake Department of Public Utilities says its contractors hit an unmarked natural gas line at a well project at 4th Avenue and Canyon Road.

Dominion Energy and Salt Lake City Fire are on scene.

Officials say Canyon Road at about 200 N is closed to traffic and residents have been asked to shelter in place.

No other information is available at this time.

Stick with ABC4 on air and online for continuing coverage.

Last week, crews responded to a reported gas leak at the Red Lion Hotel at 161 West 600 South in Salt Lake City.

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