Toronto construction site evacuated after gas leak, police say

A Toronto Police shoulder patch is shown in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. Police say a 28-year-old man from Toronto has been charged in the deaths of two people found in an apartment building in the city on Wednesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

A construction site in Toronto has been evacuated after a gas leak, police say.

In a tweet Monday at around 10:30 a.m., Toronto police said a construction company hit a gas line while working in the Quebec Avenue and Glenlake Avenue area.

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Police said gas could be smelt, and that the immediate area had been evacuated.

“Toronto Fire has been notified,” the tweet read.


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