High winds knock down tree causing active gas leak on Channel Drive in Montecito
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif.– High winds have knocked down a large eucalyptus tree on a nearby building breaking a gas line and causing an active gas leak at 910 Channel Dr., according to the Montecito Fire Department.
Montecito Fire alongside emergency responders and the gas company were on-site to secure the leak. Tuesday.
Channel Drive was closed from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to secure the scene and is now reopen.
There have been no public evacuation at this time.
Injuries and extent of property damage remains unknown.