A gas leak near Viking Avenue and Ruth Drive have prompted the immediate evacuation in the College Park area. Residents are urged not to open their doors or windows. Police said the evacuation is mandatory. Residents are asked to leave by car and call 911 only if they are unable to leave their homes.

Although police said there is "no immediate health hazard," residents are asked "to collect essential items and leave their homes as a precaution."

Anyone with questions should call Pleasant Hill police at 925-288-4600.

Update: PG&E have capped the leak. It's safe. Residents are now allowed to return home.