The City of Vernon has reported a gas leak in the vicinty of 43rd Street and 16th Avenue Monday, Dec. 17. (Google Maps image)

The City of Vernon has reported a gas leak in the vicinty of 43rd Street and 16th Avenue Monday, Dec. 17. (Google Maps image)

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Gas leak at 43rd St and 16th Ave Dec. 17

As of Monday evening, the gas leak at 43rd Street and 16th Avenue has been turned off and FortisBC crews continue to work on making the necessary repairs.

“People are encouraged to stay away from the area as repairs continue. If you must travel in the immediate area, please follow the direction of traffic control,” the City said in a news release.

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Transit service on Route 5 has been affected. For details, please visit the Vernon Regional Transit System page at bctransit.com/vernon.

There are no further updates as of Tuesday morning.


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