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La Jolla VA hospital evacuated due to gas leak

VA Medical Center
Posted at 3:16 PM, Sep 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-05 18:41:27-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A VA hospital specialty clinic in La Jolla was evacuated Thursday afternoon due to a gas leak, the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department confirmed.

According to the Department, the VA San Diego Healthcare System hospital's spinal cord facility on the 3300 block of La Jolla Village Drive was evacuated just before 3 p.m.

The gas leak happened inside the two-story building, the department said.

By 3:45 p.m., the situation was under control and evacuees were allowed to return.

It’s unclear what caused the gas leak at this time.

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