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East San Jose Gas Leak Prompts Evacuation Of Homes, Businesses

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) -- Firefighters were at the scene of a gas leak Sunday afternoon in East San Jose, according to fire officials.

The gas leak was first reported around 1 p.m. in the 2200 block of Story Road, according to San Jose Fire Department Capt. Brad Cloutier.

The gas leak was caused by a vehicle crash, Cloutier said.

Multiple businesses on Story Road were evacuated, as well as homes on Amador Drive, according to Cloutier.

PG&E is responding to the scene.

Story Road between South Jackson Avenue and Adrian Way has been closed in both directions and residents are being asked to avoid the area.

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