Residents evacuated near Ustick & Mitchell for gas leak

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) -- Officials closed down roads near Ustick and Mitchell roads Tuesday afternoon due to a gas leak in the area.

Ada County Dispatch says residents were also evacuated as a precaution.

Officials say a man using an auger struck a gas line in his yard. Intermountain Gas says the repairs could take a couple of hours.

Update: The roads are back open.

A second gas leak was also reported on Silver Fox Drive in southwest Boise, which is near Five Mile and Columbia.