Strong smell of gas prompts street closure

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Refrigeration truck causes police to block traffic from Logan Heights area.

SAN DIEGO – A couple of streets were blocked in Logan Heights Thursday due to the strong smell of gas in the area, police said.

San Diego Fire-Rescue Department requested HAZMAT crews to assist with the investigation between the 3000 and 3100 blocks of Commercial Street around 1:45 p.m.. The smell of ammonia was coming from a refrigeration truck parked in the area, San Diego police said.

MTS buses and other traffic heading both east and westbound were blocked.  Trolley service was not interrupted.

Officials said the area could be closed for up to four hours.  No injuries have been reported or evacuations ordered.

This story will be updated as information becomes available. 

Google Map for coordinates 32.705441 by -117.129528.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.