Langford Fire Rescue responds to a gas leak in the 700-block of Hockley Avenue on Thursday (July 16).

Langford Fire Rescue responds to a gas leak in the 700-block of Hockley Avenue on Thursday (July 16).

Gas line struck on Hockley Avenue

Evacuations and road closures in progress for the area

Construction crews working in the 700-block of Hockley Avenue struck a gas line while digging around noon today (July 16). Road closures and evacuations are underway for the surrounding area.

Police and Langford Fire Rescue are on scene.

UPDATE: The gas has been shut off and crews have cleared. Fortis B.C. is on scene making repairs to the line.

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