Natural Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations in Rancho Penasquitos

Incident reported in the 12700 block of Kestrel St.

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The San Diego Fire department reported a natural gas leak caused the evacuation of residents in Rancho Penasquitos on Sunday.

The incident was first reported at about 3:43 p.m. in the 12700 block of Kestrel St.

Officials said evacuations were underway just before 4 p.m. and residents on either side of the street were asked to leave.

At 4:20 p.m., officias with San Diego Gas and Electric said the repairs would be done in two about hours.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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