SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) – A gas line break caused a leak on the property of a Costco and shut down a busy roadway in Santa Clarita during morning rush hour Tuesday.
The leak was reported in the 18600 block of Via Princessa at around 6 a.m. on the property of a Costco store. It’s unclear if the leak occurred inside the store itself.READ MORE: 'I Was Desperate': Prince Harry And Meghan's Bombshell Interview
According to Los Angeles County Fire Department, the leak was caused by a break in a 2-inch gas line. About 20 Costco employees were evacuated. The store was not open at the time.READ MORE: Woman, Child Found Dead Inside Rancho Cucamonga Home
Gas company crews were on scene conducting repairs. Along with the Costco, the area has several stores, including a Stater Bros. Market. No other stores were evacuated, however, a fire department spokesperson told CBSLA.MORE NEWS: 'I'm Shocked' Say Redondo Beach Neighbors After Learning That Man In His 30s Was Shot, Killed
Via Princessa was closed between Sierra Highway and the 14 Freeway as of 8 a.m.