September 5, 2014 8:26 am
Updated: September 5, 2014 8:29 am

Gas leak closes portion of eastbound Eglinton Ave. in Scarborough

Toronto Fire Services has blocked future events inside the decommissioned Hearn Generating Station after discovering violations with the Ontario Fire Code.

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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