Immediate News Release Gas Leak Downtown
Due to a natural gas leak downtown Belleville, the following areas are being evacuated at the request of the Belleville Fire Department as well as restricted to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic:
Front Street in its entirety
Bridge Street to Church
Victoria Avenue from Front to Church
Church Street to Station
Riverfront Trail from Dundas to Church/Station
Any residents in these affected areas are being evacuated to the Wellness Centre by City Transit buses and the Health Unit will be available to assist any residents with ambulatory or health concerns.
The City of Belleville has set up an information line (613) 966-4632 to assist city residents which is being updated every 15 minutes.
The City of Belleville, Belleville Police Service, and Belleville Fire Department wishes to thank everyone for their cooperation and patience during this time.