Gas leaks trigger displacement in Auckland neighborhood

Photo by Michael Cabatanata

Auckland police called for evacuation on Saturday afternoon following a gas leak on Filbert Avenue and 7th Street.

Santiago Megia / Chronicles

Many Auckland residents left their homes on Saturday afternoon after a gas leak.

The Auckland Police Department has called for an hour-long evacuation of Flabert Avenue and 7th Street.

Like the Red Cross, Auckland police officers were responding to the displaced.

Michael Cabanatan is the author of the San Francisco Chronicle. Email: mcabanatuan @ Twitter: @ctuan

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