San Francisco

No Injuries Reported in Gas Leak Incident in SF's SOMA District

NBC Bay Area

A gas leak prompted evacuations in multiple buildings Tuesday in the South of Market district of San Francisco, according to the fire department.

The gas leak happened on Harrison Street when a construction crew reportedly hit an 8-inch gas line.

Evacuations were ordered on Harrison Street between 11th and Norfolk streets

Shortly after, PG&E responded to the scene and shut off the gas, fire officials confirmed.

PG&E said a customer's gas service was affected, but crews in the area were working to repair the damage.

The buildings in the area were then repopulated and no injuries were reported.

On Twitter, the San Francisco Emergency Department said to avoid the are of 11th and Harrison streets, and to expect traffic delays.

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