Update: Evacuations lifted after water main break in the Avenues

Evacuations have been lifted after a water main break in Salt Lake City's Avenues area Tuesday morning. Photo Courtesy: RedHat1A

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 19, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Evacuations have been lifted after a water main break in Salt Lake City’s Avenues area Tuesday morning.

SLC Public Utilities tweeted at 8 a.m. that the water main break is in the area of 170 E. 1st Ave.

“Emergency crews smelled natural gas, so @SLCfire dispatched,” the tweet said. “Repair crews will begin work as soon as all is determined safe.”

Salt Lake City Fire Department tweeted at 4 p.m. that allĀ evacuations have been lifted and occupants are free to return to their homes in the affected area.

Anyone that has questions or concerns is invited to call 1-800-324-5111.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.

Evacuations have been lifted after a water main break in Salt Lake City’s Avenues area Tuesday morning. Photo Courtesy: RedHat1A

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