Millbrae gas leak briefly shuts down El Camino

September 22, 2010 8:15:35 PM PDT
A section of El Camino Real in Millbrae was briefly shut down Wednesday evening after a construction crew struck a gas line.

Traffic was stopped between Millbrae Avenue and Victoria Street after a crew hit a 2-inch gas line. Nearby businesses were also evacuated for a short time.

The incident was reported just before 6 p.m. Millbrae Fire, San Mateo County Fire and PG&E responded. The line was capped at 7:06 p.m.

PG&E has called in a welder to make a final repair. The section of pipe will not need to be replaced.

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