Several Vista homes were evacuated after a tree fell and ruptured a natural gas line in front of a flower shop in the area, officials said.
The incident happened at 3:14 p.m. Monday in front of Bloom and Floral on the 2300 block of Bautista Avenue, where crews arrived on scene and found the leak. It was turned off at approximately 5:15 p.m.
Sheriff's Department officials were on scene to assist with evacuations. Only those living in the surrounding areas were evacuated. Fire department officials were on scene to help shut off the leak.