Waverley, Hurst streets reopen following chlorine leak in Fort Garry
Drivers had been asked to take alternative routes
Roadways have been reopened to traffic after a chlorine leak near Waverley Street and Hurst Way.
Police tweeted about the hazardous materials call shortly after 12:30 p.m. Monday.
WPS and WFPS are in the area of Waverley and Hurst Way for a HazMat incident. Traffic is blocked on Hurst at Waverley and Planet at Georgina. Please avoid the area. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Traffic?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Traffic</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Winnipeg?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Winnipeg</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/WinnipegTMC?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@WinnipegTMC</a>—@wpgpolice
Police had originally said it was a gas leak that forced the closures on Hurst Way at Waverley Street and Planet Street at Georgina Street while emergency crews deal with the leak, but a WFPS member at the scene told CBC News it was a chlorine leak.
The streets were reopened by 1:45 p.m.
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