Broken gas line forces evacuations in Fallbrook


SAN DIEGO — Homes in Fallbrook were evacuated Thursday morning as firefighters responded to a gas leak.

The North County Fire Protection District shared word of a broken gas line near 1332 East Fallbrook Street just before 10:30 a.m.

SkyFOX flew above the area as firefighters called out SDG&E to secure the line. The leak was stopped by 12:08 p.m., according to North County Fire.

FOX 5 is working to learn how many homes were evacuated and the cause of the broken gas line.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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