Gas line break closes street

A gas line on Churchill Avenue was broken Thursday morning by crews digging in the area. Some residences were evacuated.

  • May. 9, 2013 2:00 p.m.
Penticton firefighters standby on the site of a gas line break Thursday morning on Churchill Avenue just east of Power Street. It's believed Fortis crews digging in the area may have hit the lines. The street was blocked to traffic and some nearby residences were evacuated while repairs were made.

Penticton firefighters standby on the site of a gas line break Thursday morning on Churchill Avenue just east of Power Street. It's believed Fortis crews digging in the area may have hit the lines. The street was blocked to traffic and some nearby residences were evacuated while repairs were made.