July 16, 2017 7:41 pm
Updated: July 17, 2017 8:07 am

Homes evacuated in Stonebridge due to natural gas leak

Members of the Saskatoon Fire Department were called to a natural gas leak in the Stonebridge neighbourhood on Sunday afternoon.

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The Saskatoon Fire Department was called to a natural gas leak in the Stonebridge neighbourhood on Sunday.

The 911 call came in at around 3 p.m. CT.

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Fire crews arrived at 1220 Pringle Way and found a trenching machine had struck a natural gas line behind a multi-family complex.

Firefighters were called to a natural gas leak in the Stonebridge neighbourhood on Sunday.

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Crews assessed wind conditions and began evacuating 10 homes that were in the path of the escaping gas.

SaskEnergy was able to stop the leak within 45 minutes.

Once the gas flow was stopped, people from the evacuated homes were allowed back in.

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