Homes in Amado evacuated due to gas leak

AMADO, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A gas leak forced 40 to 50 residents to leave their homes on Monday night, according to Southwest Gas.

The incident occurred around 8:15 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Santa Maria Drive in Amado, about 40 miles south of Tucson.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department has been dispatched to the area.

According to Southwest Gas, a crew was headed to the area to repair the leak.

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