MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Crews are working to cap a gas leak at a Miami Beach hotel.

7SkyForce hovered over the scene at the Boulevard Hotel near Eighth Street and Ocean Drive, Thursday morning.

Firefighters gathered outside the hotel where they evacuated guests.

“I heard an alarm going off, but I figured it was a false alarm,” said hotel guest Alex Moujabber. “Once I heard the yelling and screaming from the hallway, I knew it was for real.”

The roadway has been closed to traffic.

It remains unclear what caused the gas leak.

Those who frequent the area are advised to seek alternative routes.

Please check back on for more details on this developing story.

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