Gas line breaks during demolition in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Crews have capped a gas leak in Fort Lauderdale that caused a major traffic delay.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue responded to the scene at 1601 East Las Olas Blvd. just after 9 a.m., Monday.

Rescue officials said an old hospital was being demolished and construction crews broke a natural gas line while working to tear down a part of the building.

Both directions of East Las Olas Boulevard were shut down while crews worked to cap the leak.

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