Gas Leak in North Maintown

Fernie Fire Rescue has confirmed the situation has been dealt with and the evacuation order has been lifted.  Thank you for everyone's cooperation!
Updated Sept 5 (4:55pm)

Fernie Fire Rescue and Fortis BC remain on site dealing with the gas leak.  Thirteen homes have been evacuated in the area of 14th St to 13th St between 1st and 2nd Avenue.  We anticipate the situation to be rectified and people able to return to their homes early this evening.

Updated Sept 5 (4:40pm)

There is a gas leak near 13th St and 1st Ave.

Homes in the area have been evacuated.

Fernie Fire Department and Fortis BC crews are on scene dealing with the issue.

Additional support is enroute from Cranbrook.