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SLC Fire Department responds to two gas leaks

May 23, 2024, 2:11 PM | Updated: 7:01 pm

With recent snow in Salt Lake City, wildfires are not something many residents have to worry about ...

With recent snow in Salt Lake City, wildfires are not something many residents have to worry about right now. However, Salt Lake City firefighters have been. (Image courtesy Salt Lake City Fire Department)

(Image courtesy Salt Lake City Fire Department)

UPDATE: All impacted roads and areas of this gas leak are open. 


SALT LAKE CITY — The Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to two gas leaks, one in Sugar House and one in downtown.

According to the department, there was large leak at 700 S. State Street.

UDOT posted on X that both directions of State St. at 600 South were closed while emergency crews worked to repair the gas line. State Street was reopened just after 3 p.m. on Thursday, 700 S. will remain closed until the line is fixed.

A second gas leak has impacted traffic near 1600 East and 2100 South. SLCFD said 2100 South is shut down from 1300 East to 1800 East.

It is not clear if there have been evacuations, but officials said Sugar House Park access is impacted.

Authorities are requesting the public to find alternate routes.

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SLC Fire Department responds to two gas leaks