Firefighters respond to gas leak on 2nd Street SE

Portion of Okanagan closed, residents of neighbouring home being asked to evacuate

Firefighters are responding to a gas leak near the corner of Okanagan Avenue and 2nd Street SE.

A portion of Okanagan, between 2nd and 3rd streets, is closed as firefighters address the source of the leak – believed to be a residential demolition site on 2nd.

Police and Fortis have arrived on scene, and firefighters are asking occupants of neighbouring residences to evacuate.

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