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Ventura County Neighborhood Has Scare Due To Gas Line Break

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 12:37am

Some homes were evacuated in an eastern Ventura County neighborhood were evacuated because of a gas line break at a nearby construction site.

It happened in Simi Valley, north of the 118 Freeway on the 2600 block of North Belburn Place.

Ventura County firefighters were called to the scene at around 11:30 yesterday morning, as a precaution.  The gas line was secured at around 1 p.m., and residents were allowed to return to their homes.

Firefighters say construction at the scene led to the break.

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