A message from Robert Comeau Deputy Chief Central York Fire Services
CYFS is on scene of a natural gas leak at Yonge & Mulock in Newmarket. A 4” gas line has been severed. Although not confirmed, it is believed to have occurred by the Viva Street Construction Project.
Three crews are on scene. In addition, YRP and local utilities are present.
Some businesses have evacuated, and CYFS is currently working with local utilities to identify risks and action plan.
Yonge Street is closed from Clearmedow Blvd to Mulock (both north and southbound lanes)
CYFS is receiving numerous calls on this incident. Staff are addressing and dealing with these inquiries.
Further information will follow as required.