Gas Leak Reported in National City Prompts Road Closures

A gas line broke in National City, prompting road closures in the area Thursday morning, confirmed police.

It happened in the 1700 block of East Plaza Boulevard around 11:45 a.m., according to the National City Police Department (NCPD).

There is no current danger, police said. SDG&E is aware of the situation and crews are working to fix the broken line.

East Plaza Boulevard is currently blocked in both directions between Interstate 805 freeway and Palm Avenue. Additionally, the I-805 freeway off-ramp at Plaza Boulevard is closed off.

Drivers should find alternate routes of travel and avoid this area for the next few hours, according to NCPD.

As of 2:15 p.m., the gas leak was secured and all road closures were lifted, said police.

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