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Crews repair gas line break near Loma Portal

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A gas leak near Loma Portal was shut off late Wednesday morning.

The gas leak on Valeta Street, between Wordon Street and Famosa Boulevard, was reported around 8:15 a.m., according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. Firefighters closed the 4000 block of Valeta Street in both directions next to Correia Middle School during the leak. Students attending that school are out for winter break.

A fire dispatcher said crews made some evacuations, but it was not immediately known how many people were affected.

Authorities asked people to avoid the area while the repairs were being completed.

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