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Residents told to shelter in place following La Mesa gas leak

La Mesa gas leak
Posted at 4:43 PM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-30 20:19:48-04

LA MESA, Calif. (KGTV) -- A gas leak that forced residents in a La Mesa neighborhood to shelter in place Tuesday has been contained.

According to firefighters, construction crews working on a wall hit the gas line around 3 p.m. on the 8000 block of Vista Drive.

Two homes were evacuated following the incident, while nearby neighbors were told to shelter in place.