PACIFIC PALISADES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Fire Department was working with SoCal Gas Monday afternoon after a natural gas pipeline was ruptured in Pacific Palisades.
Officials reported to the natural gas leak at 17337 W. Tramonto Drive just after 4 p.m.
The gas leak was said to have been the result of an approximately three-inch subterranean natural gas pipeline being ruptured at a construction site near an apartment building and school, according to LAFD.
LAFD was working to move an unknown number of people from one nearby large apartment building.
No illnesses and no injuries were immediately reported.
#NaturalGasLeak; INC#1032; 3:23PM; 17337 W Tramonto Dr; https://t.co/UpMeL1vfNQ; #PacificPalisades; PRELIM: Natural gas leak as the result of an approximately 3" subterranean natural gas pipeline being ruptured at a construction … https://t.co/EKQlYcNzfD
— LAFD (@LAFD) September 16, 2019
The situation was said to be under control as of 8 p.m. Monday night.