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Residents near gas leak in Kingsville, Ont. advised to evacuate, OPP say

KINGSVILLE, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say some residents in a southwestern Ontario town are being evacuated due to a gas leak.

Police, the local fire department and Windsor Fire and Rescue are at the scene in Kingsville, Ont.

Anyone within 500 metres of Essex County Roads 20 and 23 is being advised to evacuate.

Police are notifying residents to leave.

They say affected people should leave the area and not return until hearing from emergency services personnel.

The road was closed earlier today as emergency responders investigated the reported gas leak.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 13, 2020.

The Canadian Press

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