Gas Line Break Prompts Evacuation

Alejandro Alejandre

A gas line in Otay Mesa broke on Tuesday morning, prompting officials to evacuate an apartment building.

The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. when gardeners punctured the line while digging, according to the San Diego Fire Department.

Residents at the building near the San Diego Police Department at 1244 Dennery Rd. are waiting while a crew fixes the problem.

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