Gas leak prompts evacuations in City Heights

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SAN DIEGO -- A gas leak in City Heights forced the evacuation of more than a dozen homes Wednesday.

The gas leak was reported shortly after 3 p.m. in the 4600 block of Orange Avenue, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Thirteen homes were evacuated and gas lines were shut off in the area.

The cause of the gas leak was not immediately known.

Crews will be working through the night to repair the gas line.

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