Gas line ruptured in northeast Calgary, several businesses evacuated

CALGARY — Several businesses in northeast Calgary were evacuated for a short time Wednesday afternoon after a gas line was accidently ruptured.

Calls began coming in to 911 just before 12:30 p.m. after a crew working in the 4600 block of Westwinds Drive N.E. hit a two-inch gas line with a backhoe.

ATCO responded to the scene and the gas was shut off. There were no reports or injuries.

 

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