20 homes evacuated due to ruptured gas line near Sunset Cliffs

SAN DIEGO –A ruptured gas line at a construction site near Sunset Cliffs Tuesday morning prompted authorities to temporarily evacuate about 20 nearby homes.

Construction workers struck a gas line on Adair Street, between Santa Barbara and Guizot streets around 8:15 a.m., fire officials said. No injuries were immediately reported.

Residents in the 4400 block of Adair Street were evacuated, but were allowed to return to their homes shortly after 9:30 a.m., according to San Diego police.