MILL VALLEY (CBS SF) – Crews responded to a gas line break in downtown Mill Valley, Tuesday afternoon.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. near Corte Madera Ave. and Throckmorton.

PG&E crews stopped a gas leak after a construction crew struck a 1″ gas line, according to a PG&E spokesperson, Deanna Contreras.

The construction crew was not affiliated with PG&E.

“PG&E is investigating the incident but it is still April and April is National Safe Digging Month, so a good reminder to call 811 before any digging projects – big or small,” said Contreras.

Police were asking people to avoid the area while crews made repairs to the line.

Gas service to one business in the area was impacted.