Gas main break caused by backhoe

POSTED: 04:00 PM PST Feb 26, 2013    UPDATED: 07:48 PM PST Feb 26, 2013 

The break happened when a backhoe accidentally hit a gas line while working in the area shortly before 11a.m. on Tuesday. Montecito Fire reports 28 nearby homes in the area were without gas until the problem was fixed hours later by the Southern California Gas Company.