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Apartment complex evacuated due to gas leak

Posted at 1:57 PM, Mar 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-31 17:54:30-04

Tucson Police say an eastside apartment complex has been evacuated due to a gas leak in the area Thursday afternoon.

The leak is at Sherwood Garden apartment complex at 6534 East Stella Road.

"A contractor hit a gas line in the area causing a gas line break. Has is currently off and crews are on site making repairs," said Southwest Gas spokesperson Amy Washburn.  "There is an evacuation in place of 30 residents of a nearby apartment complex."