Gas leak closes Dunlop

Barrie Police, along with Barrie Fire, responded to a severed gas main, and are on scene at 155 Dunlop Street West. Dunlop Street West between Parkside and Eccles is currently closed to traffic.
According to a city press release, the rupture was caused by construction crews working in the area.
As a precaution, Barrie Central Collegiate was evacuated. Residents were advised they should close their windows if they smell gas. Police redirected children from Prince of Wales as a precaution. Barrie Fire and Emergency Services remain on the scene.

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