ARLETA (CBSLA.com) — A gas line damaged by a vehicle prompted the evacuation of several homes and businesses in Arleta Sunday.
Firefighters responded to the 8900 block of Woodman Avenue, between Parthenia and Osborne, shortly after 11 a.m.READ MORE: Deputies Shoot At Van In Norwalk Careening Towards Them
A LAFD spokesperson said approximately 20 people were evacuated after a one-inch gas line was damaged.
Los Angeles police and crews from the Department of Transportation assisted in the evacuations.READ MORE: Chargers Fail To Capitalize On Opportunities In 20-17 Loss To Cowboys
Traffic was diverted in the area while crews worked on repairs.
South California Gas Company crews were able to shut off the gas around 1:30 p.m., allowing evacuees to return.MORE NEWS: The Full List Of Winners Of The 2021 Emmy Awards
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