One person was killed and two were injured after a gas explosion in a building in Aliso Viejo on Tuesday.
The explosion occurred on the first floor of a two-story building. History office building at 5 Mareblu, said Capt. Tony Bommarito with the Orange County Fire Authority.
A gas leak causes the explosion, and officers evacuated the area due to another leak, a deputy KTLA said.
Bommarito first The explosion was caused by a vehicle breaking into the structure.
The fire was extinguished, but a bomb squad and a dangerous goods team remained on site to assess the safety of the area, Bommarito said.
Crews also saw evacuation of people, including children, some in crèches, from the nearby preschool Academy on the Hills, showed Sky5 footage
Roads were closed in the area of Oso Parkway, Moulton Parkway and La Paz Road Orange County Sheriff's Department tweeted. The agency advised the public to avoid the area.
Authorities did not provide any further information.
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