Nevada’s governor declared a state of emergency after a pipeline leak caused a pipeline shutdown in Southern California

Las Vegas, Nev. (FOX5) – Clark County officials, in coordination with Governor Joe Lombardo, have declared a state of emergency following the Kinder Morgan pipeline leak that shut down the pipeline in Southern California on Friday.

Below is the full statement from Clark County:

This comes as Southern Nevada residents rushed to gas stations across the valley upon hearing the news.

Earlier Friday, Clark County officials initially said the pipeline shutdown would not have an immediate impact on the Las Vegas Valley.

Governor Joe Lombardo released this statement:

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