Gas leak in Bay Terraces prompts evacuations

Posted at 9:43 PM, Mar 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-09 02:28:50-05

A gas leak at a Bay Terraces apartment complex prompted many evacuations Tuesday night.

The incident was reported around 9:10 p.m. at the Meadowbrook Apartments located at 419 Deep Dell Road.

San Diego police said a contractor hit a main and caused a 'large diameter gas leak'.

Six police units were requested to help with the evacuations.

San Diego Gas & Electric is en route to the apartment complex.