Gas floods sewer line prompting evacuation

Fortis B.C. workers respond to a gas leak after traffic was shut down on Beach Drive

Fortis B.C. workers respond to a gas leak after traffic was shut down on Beach Drive on Monday. Oak Bay public works was cleaning out a sewer line when workers inadvertently hit the gas line inside which then flooded the sewer with gas. The gas backed up into a building in the 1100-block of Beach Dr. The building was evacated and no injuries were reported.

Fortis B.C. workers respond to a gas leak after traffic was shut down on Beach Drive today (July 9).

Oak Bay public works was cleaning out a sewer line when workers inadvertently hit the gas line inside which then flooded the sewer with gas. The gas backed up into a building in the 1100-block of Beach Dr. The building was evacated and no injuries were reported.