Evacuated residents allowed back home after natural gas leak in St. Thomas, Ont.
Natural gas leak in St. Thomas, Ont. on July 22, 2021. (@StThomasFire/Twitter)
LONDON, ONT. -- Officials say people in roughly 20 homes in St. Thomas had to be evacuated Thursday after a natural gas leak.
The homes are located on Locust Street between Fourth and Fifth streets.
It's not clear how the leak occurred, but shortly after 12:30 p.m., St. Thomas Fire announced the gas had been shut off and residents were free to return to their homes.
Fire crews remain at the scene.