SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A waste water crew working Saturday at a Lincoln Park intersection broke a 4-inch gas line, officials said.
The crew dug into the line about 3:40 p.m. at the intersection of South 47th Street and Ocean View Boulevard, according to Allison Zaragoza, spokeswoman for San Diego Gas and Electric. A SDG&E crew responded and a second crew was later called to the scene to help control the gas, she said.
"They're working to get the area safe," Zaragoza said.
The agency did not evacuate anyone because of the break and no outages were reported, Zaragoza said.
Crews from the San Diego Fire- Rescue Department also responded to the scene, a San Diego Fire-Rescue dispatcher said.
San Diego police blocked the area around the broken line for just over an hour, police said.
There was no potential for an explosion because of the broken line, Zaragoza said.
Residents of Malibu forced to evacuate because of the Woolsey Fire that has been burning for 10 days will be able to pick up their mail on Saturday in downtown Los Angeles and a Disaster Assistance Center will open to help residents impacted by the nearly 100,000-acre blaze.
Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies. At least 56 people were killed and 300 were unaccounted for a week after the flames swept through.
A power outage in central San Diego affecting over 2,200 homes in University Heights, North Park, Normal Heights, Kensington, Talmadge, and West State College was reported early Saturday morning just after 7:00 a.m.
Day 2 of The Susan G. Komen 3-Day, a 60-mile walk to support breast cancer research and programs starts up again Saturday. Walkers will continue their journey through Ocean Beach, Mission Bay Park, Tecolote Shores and De Anza Cove Park.
The Dewey Elementary School, which serves a large number of military families, on Friday put out a call for donations as their Winter Wonderland Fundraiser fast approaches.
Argentina's navy announced early Saturday that searchers found the missing submarine ARA San Juan deep in the Atlantic a year after it disappeared with 44 crewmen aboard.
More evacuation orders due to the nine-day-old Woolsey Fire were lifted Friday in the Malibu and Topanga areas, amid expressions of frustration by residents over the slow pace of repopulating areas because of road closures.
After traveling more than a month and walking for thousands of miles, nearly 2,000 migrants have arrived in Tijuana – all hoping to cross into the United States, but a tall fence and several border agents stand between them and their hopes.
A transient who recently traveled to Southern California from the Midwest was arrested Friday on suspicion of jumping a woman on an East Village roadside, dragging her into some shrubbery and sexually assaulting her.