Gas leak causes evacuations in Santa Clara Co.

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif.

The crew pierced the 2-inch line at a construction site next to a Rite Aid drug store at the southwest corner of the intersection at about 7:30 a.m., sheriff's deputy Kurtis Stenderup said.

Deputies evacuated nearby businesses as a precaution, Stenderup said.

A hazardous materials team from the Santa Clara County Fire Department was sent to the area, Stenderup said.

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