Gas leak prompts closure of Kings Canyon Road in Southeast Fresno

April 24, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Kings Canyon was closed between Peach and Willow Wednesday while crews worked to repair a natural gas line, according to the Fresno Fire Department. The leak has been patched.

A four inch natural gas line ruptured in Southeast Fresno on Wednesday. Authorities closed Kings Canyon Road between Peach Avenue and Willow Avenue while crews worked to repair the leak.

The leak was patched just before 2 p.m. Wednesday, and Kings Canyon Road is expected to re-open Wednesday afternoon.