Scottsdale on scene of gas leak in Gainey Ranch neighborhood

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Propane tank leaking

SCOTTSDALE - The Scottsdale Fire Department is on the scene of a leaking underground propane tankin the Gainey Ranch area near Scottsdale Road and Gainey Ranch Road.

According to Scottsdale Fire Southwest Gas placed the call to the fire dept. after initially responding for a possible natural gas leak in the area.

Eight homes were evacuated and no injuries were reported.

Scottsdale Fire is working with a private contractor to determine the best plan for securing the leaking propane tank.

Road restrictions are limited to within a gated community.

Crews will be on scene for an extended period of time as a safety precaution.