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Gas Leak Reported in Hillcrest

A gas leak in Hillcrest on Friday afternoon has prompted a "shelter-in-place" order for nearby residents.

The leak was reported in the 600 block of Walnut Avenue, just off Fifth Avenue and just west of Balboa Park.

Fire officials were waiting for SDG&E workers to arrive at the scene and shut off the gas, as of 5 p.m.

No other information was immediately available.

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