UPDATE: Natural Gas Leak Prompts Road Closures In Downtown Orillia

Leak has been capped

December 4

UPDATE 2 – Enbridge now says further repairs are required customer relights have been delayed.

UPDATE 1 – Enbridge says the gas leak on Mississauga Street has been capped and its representatives will be going door-to-door to homes and businesses this morning to safely relight appliances.

The leak was construction-related.

December 3

A number of streets near Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital in Orillia are closed as emergency crews deal with a natural gas leak.

There is no risk to public safety and the hospital is not affected.

Enbridge Gas says the leak was caused by construction.

Colborne Street and Mississaga Street are both closed between Dunlop and Wynadotte.

No timeline for reopening.