ESCONDIDO (CNS) - A natural gas leak closed down a North County neighborhood to through traffic today, police reported.
The hazardous fumes began wafting through the air near the intersection of Escondido Boulevard and West Felicita Avenue shortly before noon, Lt. Chris Wynn said.
Authorities cleared people out of several nearby businesses, asked residents in the immediate vicinity to stay in their homes and advised others to keep away until the problem was under control.
Utility crews had the leak halted by mid-afternoon. Escondido Boulevard remained closed until further notice while repairs proceeded, the lieutenant said.
No injuries were reported.
The cause of the leak was not immediately clear.
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