Firefighters respond to gas leak in Hillsboro Beach

HILLSBORO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – Firefighters conducted a gas burn-off after a gas leak was found in Hillsboro Beach.

Broward Sheriff’s Office Fire Rescue along with Hazardous Material crews responded to a condo near Southeast 10th Street and Ocean Drive on Wednesday morning and evacuated residents.

Firefighters determined that the gas leak was caused by a malfunctioning gas relief valve attached to an underground tank.

A safe and controlled gas release was conducted, and residents in the area were able to return to their homes afterwards.

There were no injuries reported.

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