Crews stop ‘serious’ gas leak that forced the closure of Winnipeg road: Manitoba Hydro

Crews stop ‘serious’ gas leak that forced the closure of Winnipeg road: Manitoba Hydro
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WINNIPEG —
Emergency crews have stopped a “serious” natural gas leak in Winnipeg, after spending the majority of the day on Tuesday searching for and repairing the leak.

On Tuesday evening, a tweet from Manitoba Hydro said crews stopped the gas leak in the area of King Edward Street and Alexander, and are working on repairs.

The southbound lane on King Edward is still closed. Manitoba Hydro said this is because a portion of the street was excavated, and it will take several hours to open the lane.

Crews have been on the scene since Tuesday morning. 

Source: Glenn Pismenny/CTV News

According to a spokesperson from Manitoba Hydro, at around 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, a passerby noticed a strong natural gas smell in the area and got in contact with the…



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