MONTEREY PARK (CNS) - Monterey Park City Hall was forced to close today due to an exterior gas leak.
According to a statement from the City of Monterey Park, the building is safe for reentry, and regular business hours will resume Wednesday, with the building open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Monterey Park Police Department announced the closure of the building at 320 Newmark Ave. shortly before 3 p.m., but it was unclear when the leak was detected. The building was closed for the rest of the day. There was no immediate danger to the public, according to a city statement. However, authorities advised the public to avoid the area until further notice.