Res­i­dents re­turn home af­ter gas leak

The Peterborough Examiner - - Canada & World -

TILL­SON­BURG, ONT. — Po­lice say dozens of res­i­dents are back in their homes af­ter a ma­jor gas leak in Till­son­burg forced them out early Sun­day.

Provin­cial po­lice say the in­ci­dent be­gan at around 3 a.m. when light­ning struck a gas line.

They say a large quan­tity of nat­u­ral gas was re­leased into sev­eral homes and the un­der­ground sewer.

Po­lice say about 60 homes were evac­u­ated for safety con­cerns.

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