Operations will resume Saturday after a pipeline spill shut down Las Vegas’ main fuel source

Las Vegas, Nev. (FOX5) – Kinder Morgan officials announced Saturday morning that operations are resuming after a gas leak in a pipeline caused fuel to be shut down in the Las Vegas Valley.

A spokesperson told FOX5 News that the spill has been contained at Watson Station in Long Beach, California.

Officials say they are currently working to resume operations and that fuel should be back to normal by Saturday afternoon.

Read Kinder Morgan’s full statement below:

On Friday, many residents rushed to fill up on gas and even fill up their cars in light of the outage. This led to long queues at gas stations.

FOX5 cameras then captured several stations closing the pumps after running out of fuel Friday night.

Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo, along with Clark County officials, declared a state of emergency due to the pipeline shutdown to help reroute fuel.

A state of emergency is currently in effect.

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