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Construction crew breaks gas line in City Heights

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Posted at 12:49 PM, Oct 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-13 16:17:52-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Firefighters evacuated City Heights residents Friday due to a gas leak in City Heights.

The emergency started about 12:30 p.m. when a construction crew broke a gas line at Van Dyke and Orange Avenues, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue.

Two apartments and one home were evacuated. Firefighters told other nearby residents to shelter in place.

SDG&E is estimating the line will be repaired by 3:15 p.m.