UPDATE: Evacuations lifted after gas leak in Chandler

Posted at 4:57 PM, Oct 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-02 13:22:52-04

15 home in Chandler were evacuated Saturday stemming from a gas leak in a neighborhood.

Multiple fire stations were called to the area of Chandler Boulevard and Kyrene Road on Saturday afternoon.

Southwest Gas said Sunday morning that all the evacuations were lifted, although at least five homes wee evacuated overnight.

Authorities were initially called to the area about a shrub fire, officials said. However, after multiple attempts to put out the flames firefighters discovered the gas leak.

No injuries were reported but an investigation is ongoing.