Evacuations lifted after natural gas leak in Mira Mesa

SAN DIEGO - Residents have been allowed to return home after a natural gas leak in Mira Mesa forced evacuations.

The leak was reported at 6:18 p.m. Wednesday on Andasol Street near Birds View Court and forced the evacuations of 14 homes, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

San Diego Gas & Electric says the water department was doing work and severed a gas line.

The gas was shut off at 9 p.m. and all affected residents were able to return home at about 9:30 p.m.

The gas leak was fixed by 3:30 a.m. Thursday, SDG&E confirmed.

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