Gas leak in Mission Valley forces evacuation

Posted at 9:42 AM, Jun 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-19 13:59:39-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A gas leak forced an evacuation of a building in the Mission Valley area.

The leak was first reported shortly after 8:30 a.m. in a construction site near the 8500 block of Aspect Drive, off Via Alta.

The cause of the leak is unknown, but San Diego Fire-Rescue officials told 10News at least one building was evacuated.

Officials said San Diego Gas & Electric crews turned off the gas about two hours later and made repairs.

The evacuation order was lifted shortly before 11 a.m.