Crews repair gas leak in La Jolla

SAN DIEGO — Utility crews repaired a gas leak in La Jolla Tuesday morning.

The natural gas leak was reported on Muirlands Drive just south of Nautilus Street. Officials said a third-party contractor hit the line while digging around 11 a.m.

San Diego Gas & Electric handled repairs while firefighters helped direct traffic and stood by for any medical or evacuation needs. The site of the gas leak appeared to be a front yard under construction.

By noon, the gas leak was controlled, San Diego Fire-Rescue said. SkyFOX flew over the area:


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