SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A large-diameter gas pipe leaked Saturday and prompted evacuations in the Encanto neighborhood, fire officials said.
A few area residents in the vicinity of Treewood Street and Benson Avenue were evacuated following the leak, which was reported about 11:45 a.m., San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatcher said.
"The two units adjacent from the involved unit have been evacuated," the dispatcher said.
It was unclear what caused the leak.
Fire crews were on scene along with with San Diego Gas & Electric crews, but it was not known if the gas leak had been secured, the dispatcher said.
A woman fleeing the scene of a predawn North County freeway collision was fatally struck by a third vehicle Friday while trying to run across Interstate 5, authorities reported.
The military says a sailor was hit by a helicopter rotor blade at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base, north of San Diego.
A Southern California couple suspected of starving and shackling some of their 13 children pleaded not guilty Friday to new charges of child abuse.
A collision at a Clairemont Mesa intersection killed a 91-year-old motorist Friday, authorities reported.
San Diego State has provisionally suspended senior forward Malik Pope, the team’s leading scorer and rebounder, while its compliance department investigates whether he received a $1,400 loan from an agent.
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