Crews working to stop Transcona gas leak which closed Regent Avenue East

WINNIPEG — A gas leak has prompted first responders to close Regent Avenue East in both directions.

According to a tweet from the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba Hydro is dealing with the situation.

Manitoba Hydro said all of the gas is venting safely to atmosphere and no evacuations were necessary.

In a tweet, the Crown corporation said crews are working on a fix.

People are advised to avoid the area of Regent Avenue East near Day Street.

This is a developing story. More details to come.

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