Fourth Street Clinic in SLC evacuated due to gas leak

Posted at 3:18 PM, Mar 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-01 10:25:27-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Salt Lake City health clinic serving the area's homeless population was evacuated due to a natural gas leak discovered Thursday.

According to Salt Lake City Fire Department personnel, Questar discovered the leak at the Fourth Street Clinic, 409 West 400 South in Salt Lake City, while performing a routine survey.

Repair efforts continued through the night and, as of Friday morning, the repair effort is still underway.

"Crews are still working to fix the leak. We are hoping to open at noon," said Katherine Riser, Marketing, Communications, and PR Manager at Fourth Street Clinic, in a statement sent to FOX 13.

400 West between 400 South and 500 South was closed due to the leak.