Gas leak closes Transcona intersection Sunday

WINNIPEG — A gas leak prompted first responders to close Regent Avenue East in both directions Sunday morning.

According to a tweet from the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba Hydro was called in to deal with the situation.

Manitoba Hydro said all of the gas was venting safely to atmosphere and no evacuations were necessary.

In a tweet, the Crown corporation said crews were working on a fix.

People were advised to avoid the area of Regent Avenue East near Day Street.

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