Plains Road East gas line rupture still an active police and gas company scene.

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  May 31, 2013  At 7:30pm, May 31st, police, fire and utilities personnel were still on the scene at Plains Road where an 8 inch gas line ruptured close to the ESSO station on Plains Road East.

The rupture is still active and efforts are still ongoing to rectify the situation“ report the police.  “Latest estimates are that this area will remain closed for the next several hours.” 

 Drivers and pedestrians are asked to continue to avoid this area as the following road closures will remain in effect:

 Plains Road (from Fairview to Brant)

Maple Ave (from Fairview to Plains) 

 Rail service remains unaffected and no additional safety concerns have developed.


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