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Evacuations over gas leak

UPDATE 7:10 p.m.

RCMP say the gas leak has been repaired and evacuations rescinded.


ORIGINAL 6:30 p.m.

The Kamloops RCMP confirmed they are responding, along with other local emergency services, to a gas leak in Juniper Ridge.

The gas main break occurred in a condo construction site on the 2000 block of Qu'Appelle Boulevard, according to a release from Staff Sgt. Mat Van Laer.

Several homes in the area were evacuated as a precaution until the leak is fixed.

No traffic is being permitted on Qu'Appelle Boulevard, west of the Highland Road roundabout until further notice.

Kamloops Fire Rescue was unavailable for comment. 



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