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4 families evacuated after gas main break

Jun 5, 2018, 9:13 AM | Updated: 9:16 am

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah – A startling awakening for four families early Tuesday morning in South Jordan.

Overnight construction crews clipped a gas line around 3:30 while working on 114th S, near 36th W.

They immediately called the police who called up Dominion Energy to fix the line and closed the road from 36th west to Bangerter Highway.

“There was one apartment complex we started to evacuate. we did get some calls of people inquiring if they needed to self-evacuate and we just advised them if they felt like they wanted to they could,” said South Jordan FD Battalion Chief Michael Richards.

Thankfully, most businesses in the nearby The District shopping area weren’t open at the time.

114th S reopened around 6 am.

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