‘Serious’ gas leak forces closure of Winnipeg road: police

‘Serious’ gas leak forces closure of Winnipeg road: police
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WINNIPEG —
Emergency crews are responding to a “serious” natural gas leak in Winnipeg, according to police.

Officers said the gas leak is on King Edward Street, south of Logan Avenue.

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 Crown corporation.

Hydro sent a crew to the scene and they traced the smell to a sewer in a parking lot in the 1800 block of King Edward Street.

Out of precaution, Manitoba Hydro notified police and the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service.

Repairs are ongoing.

Source: Glenn Pismenny/CTV News

Route 90 is closed to traffic between Dublin Avenue and Logan Avenue. 

Police said there are major traffic…



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