Santa Monica Gas Leak Closes Promenade

(Santa Monica Daily Press) – The Santa Monica (CA) Fire Department HazMat team responded to the site of a “major gas leak” on May 2nd, in the area of Santa Monica Boulevard. No injuries were reported and no residences were affected.

A construction crew digging near the popular Promenade shopping district hit a two-inch gas line. Public safety officials had to wait for SoCal Gas crews to arrive and trench out the area and seal the leak. The area remained closed for about five hours.

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