A gasoline leak in Edwards on Thursday night time pressured the evacuation of residents and led to the rerouting of site visitors.
Residents of Outdated Edwards Estates have been ordered to evacuate simply earlier than 9:15 p.m., in keeping with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Workplace. Residents have been instructed to deliver their pets, shut all home windows and doorways and shut down mechanical tools together with furnaces.
Crews are on scene working to mitigate the issue.
URGENT! EVACUATION ORDERED FOR ALL RESIDENTS of Outdated Edwards Estates in Edwards. PLEASE LEAVE IMMEDIATELY, take pets, shut home windows, doorways, flip off mech equip & furnaces. Evacuation heart is open at Edwards Interfaith Chapel, 32138 US Hwy 6. Crews are on scene working.
— Eagle County Sheriff (@EagleCountySO) March 15, 2019
The Colorado Division of Transportation mentioned the gasoline leak was at a building website on Edwards Entry Street and site visitors is being rerouted to Miller Ranch Street. Drivers ought to use warning and count on delays.
An evacuation heart is open at Edwards Interfaith Chapel, 32138 US Hwy 6, in Edwards.