Gas leak causes brief evacuations in West Palm

Posted at 12:29 PM, Dec 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-11 12:29:52-05

A gas leak caused evacuations for a time in downtown West Palm Beach.

The leak was located in an alley off of Olive Avenue north of Datura Street.

According to a West Palm Beach Fire Rescue Battalion Chief on scene, a construction crew hit a gas line.

Employees were evacuated from surrounding buildings until the line was temporarily clamped.