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Downtown San Diego gas leak forces several businesses to evacuate

Posted at 1:51 PM, Feb 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-24 12:24:35-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Businesses in the Gaslamp District were evacuated Saturday due to a natural gas leak.

San Diego Fire crews evacuated several business in the area of Fifth Avenue and E Street in the heart of the Gaslamp District.

All streets within a one block radius, from F St. to Broadway and Fourth Ave. to Sixth Ave., have been blocked off. Police are asking pedestrians and drivers to avoid the area.

No injuries were reported. No estimation as to how long the businesses would remain evacuated was immediately available.

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