Toronto residents in the east end have been asked to “shelter in place” due to a reported gas leak.
On Monday, at 11:14 am, Toronto police said that a gas leak in the area of Carlaw Avenue and Eastern Avenue was reported.
They noted that the energy company, Enbridge, is on the scene.
Eastern Avenue has since been closed, as has Carlaw Avenue in both directions from Queen Street to Lake Shore Boulevard East.
Gas Leak **Shelter in Place**
Carlaw Av & Eastern Av
-reports of a gas leak, Enbridge is on scene
-road closures N/B Carlaw Av from Lake Shore Blvd to Eastern Av@Toronto_Fire @TorontoMedics @TTCnotices
— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) August 17, 2020
Daily Hive has reached out to Toronto Police Service for more information and will update the story accordingly.