September 5, 2014 7:26 am
Updated: September 5, 2014 7:29 am

Gas leak closes portion of eastbound Eglinton Ave. in Scarborough

Toronto firefighters were called to a house on Elmhurst Avenue, near Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue West, just after 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Aaron Vincent Elkaim / File / The Canadian Press

TORONTO – A gas leak has prompted the closure of the eastbound lanes of Eglinton Avenue East between Brimley Road and Falmouth Avenue Friday morning.

Toronto Fire were called to the scene at 7:57 a.m. to discover a two-inch gas line break reportedly caused by a construction crew.

No injuries have been reported.

Enbridge Gas has been called to cap the leak.

There’s no word yet when the portion of Eglinton will reopen to traffic.

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