Tena Ezzeddine/Ernesto Torres
A second natural gas leak was being repaired in Chino on Thursday only days after an NBC4 I-Team investigation prompted gas officials to repair a leak that had been bothering residents for years. The NBC4 I-Team was in Chino for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
The Southern California Gas Company has discovered a problem that was exposed by the NBC4 I-Team is twice as bad as first thought.
Neighbors in the Inland Empire turned to the I-Team after complaining for years about a natural gas leak in the city of Chino and the strong smell that comes with it.
Crews were out in Chino on Thursday along Nectarine Avenue where a second leaking gas line has been discovered.
NBC4 caught up with crews as they were digging up the 50-year old steel pipe and replacing it with a new plastic one.
Another line was repaired two weeks ago.
Bill Ricardo, a neighbor, was pleased.
Angela Fentiman, of SoCal Gas apologized for the invonvenience.
The Gas Company hopes to have the work complete and the street repaved by the middle of next week.