PG&E crews are investigating gas odors that have spread throughout Alameda County

Alameda County (BCN) – PG&E crews tonight are investigating a report of a gas odor in the communities of Alameda, San Leandro, Oakland and Castro Valley

PG&E officials said at 10:04 p.m. they are using gas leak detection equipment to determine the source of the odor.

So far, crews have had not gotten any readings indicating that a natural gas leak is present. Crews are in the area monitoring the situation, according to PG&E officials.

No one has been evacuated.

Alameda Fire Department Capt. James Colburn said 9:17 p.m. that the odor on Bay Farm Island had cleared. His department received several calls at 7:13 p.m. reporting the smell of natural gas on the island, he said.

PG&E crews arrived at 7:35 p.m. and were unable to locate the smell’s source. PG&E crews told Colburn the smell may have been propane gas. He said no one reported getting sick and no one was injured.

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