Miami Beach building evacuated due to gas leak

Construction crews break gas line next to building


MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A Miami Beach building was evacuated after a construction crew broke a nearby gas line Thursday afternoon.

The building, located at 22 Washington Ave., was evacuated as a precaution until the leak could be stopped.

Forty people were in the building, which stands across from Joe's Stone Crab, at the time of the break.

No injuries were reported.

The leak was capped about 5:45 p.m.