VA medical building in La Jolla evacuated due to gas line break

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SAN DIEGO -- A two-story building at the VA Medical Center in La Jolla was evacuated Thursday afternoon due to a gas line break, fire officials said.

The incident was reported at 2:18 p.m. at the spinal cord injury center in the 3300 block of La Jolla Village Drive, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

The leak was secured by 3:29 p.m.  "Staff are repopulating the building," SDFD spokeswoman Mónica Muñoz said.

No injuries were reported.

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