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Evacuation Order Lifted for Monte Rio Residents



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    A mandatory evacuation stemming from a significant gas leak Sunday morning has been lifted for the area of El Rancho Way and Highway 116 in Monte Rio, the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office said in a community alert.

    The evacuation order issued this morning had affected all residents and businesses on the following streets: El Rancho Way, Front Street, Breen Court and Grahn Drive as well as the Highway 116 addresses near those streets. Deputies went door to door to notify residents.

    A utility company responded to fix the leak. The alert canceling the mandatory evacuation was issued at 10:22 a.m.

    Those in the affected area who have questions about the incident can call Sheriff's Dispatch at (707) 565-2121. Others can call (707) 565-3941 with inquiries.

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