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Gas leak leads to evacuation and perimeter in downtown Prince George

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A fire truck watches for sparks as crews work to shut off a gas leak in downtown Prince George.

Construction crews hit a gas line in downtown Prince George Thursday morning, causing a leak and emergency response. RCMP have set up a perimeter in a one-block radius around 9th Avenue and Brunswick Street, evacuating the EconoLodge motel and advising people in other nearby buildings to stay indoors with windows and doors shut. RCMP spokesperson Craig Douglass speaks with Betsy Trumpener.

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