Gas leak prompts evacuations, traffic restrictions in Sahuarita

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Rural/Metro crews are reporting a gas leak in Sahuarita.

Crews from Station 79 are responding to the scene in the 1500 block of E. Sahuarita Road.  According to Rural/Metro a large diameter, high pressure gas line was broken and is leaking. Southwest Gas is also on scene.

Nearby buildings have been evacuated and Sahuarita Road is closed to traffic both as precautionary measures, according to Rural/Metro Captain Grant Cesarek.

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