- Methane started leaking from a utility's storage facility in October
- SoCal Gas has temporarily relocated more than 1,600 households
- Residents complain of eye and throat irritation, coughing, nausea and headaches
- One family has already sued the Southern California utility over the leak
(CNN)Yitz Dekel walked his dogs outside his temporary home, a residential hotel in Calabasas, California, and described the massive natural gas leak he says forced him out of his suburban Los Angeles retirement community in Porter Ranch.