Crews Work to Repair Gas Leak

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    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.

    Chino Residents Fume Over Gas Leak

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    Chino residents felt relief after The Gas Company sealed up a leaking natural gas pipe that had been expelling an odor for nearly four years. Tena Ezzeddine reports from Chino for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.

    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.

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