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Ruptured gas line in Isla Vista

By John Palminteri, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Senior Reporter, johnp1250@aol.com
Beth Farnsworth, KEYT NewsChannel 3 Anchor, beth.farnsworth@keyt.com
Published On: May 31 2013 04:16:43 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 01 2013 01:36:22 PM CDT

A gas leak prompts the evacuation of Isla Vista residents on Camino Del Sur and Pasado/Trigo roads.

ISLA VISTA, Calif. -

Santa Barbara County fire crews are on scene of a ruptured gas line in Isla Vista.

It happened after noon Friday near Camino del Sur and Trigo Road, forcing the evacuation of nearby homes and businesses.

Emergency officials say a construction crew accidentally caused the break.

The area is filled with a strong odor of natural gas.

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