Gas Line Hit in Green River, Interrupts Services for About 50 Homes

Gas Line Hit in Green River, Interrupts Services for About 50 Homes

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UPDATE — As of 11:26 a.m., the Green River Fire Department announced on its Facebook page that the gas threat has been resolved and there is no longer a leak. Traffic has been restored on East Teton. Gas services are estimated to be restored to residents by 4 p.m.

GREEN RIVER — The Green River Fire Department (GRFD) reported this morning that a 4-inch underground gas line was hit at about 9 a.m. on Monroe Avenue and East Teton Boulevard in Green River.

The GRFD and Green River Police Department along with Castle Rock Ambulance are on the scene monitoring the situation, as of 9:30 a.m.

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GRFD is asking for all residents to avoid the area at this time and to please find an alternative route. This area is under construction and traffic is congested.

East Teton from Logan Street to Bridger Drive has been closed due to traffic as of 9:50 a.m.

At this time, there are about 50 homes that have had their gas service interrupted while repairs are being made.

GRFD will provide an update when it is safe to return to the area. SweetwaterNOW will continue to follow this story as it develops.