|Attention||News Desk / Assignment Editors|
|Incident Type||Natural gas leak/HazMat incident|
|Date / Time||Monday, March 20, 5:45 p.m.|
|Location||800 E. Roosevelt Ave.|
| On Monday, March 20 around 5:45 p.m. the Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a request from Questar Gas to assist with a slow-moving natural gas leak in the residential neighborhood near 800 E. Roosevelt Ave.
SLDFD dispatched about 25 firefighters, including its Hazardous Materials (HazMat) team, to assist. Firefighters evacuated 25 to 30 homes, and residents were displaced for several hours.
According to Questar, as part of its routine inspection process, a leak was detected on a 1 1/4-inch service line, so they requested support from the Salt Lake City Fire Department and Salt Lake City Police to help notify and evacuate residents, and provide additional safety support.
|Overview||Leak was found during routine inspections by Questar Gas|