Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations Near SDSU


SAN DIEGO (CNS) - University police briefly evacuated four buildings near San Diego State University today due to a gas leak. 

The fumes began wafting into the air at a construction site off the 5100 block of College Avenue shortly before 2 p.m., according to SDSU officials. 

As a precaution, authorities cleared people out of Olmeca Hall, College Square, a nearby taco shop, a gas station and the construction site. 

Utility crews had the leak under control within about a half-hour, officials said. The cause of the mishap was not immediately clear.No injuries were reported.

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