5:00 pm

Residents are allowed to return home.  Enbridge has found and capped the gas leak on Phillbrook Dr.

London Fire is advising that a few road closures may remain in place for a short time as crews clear the area.


City of London

September 16, 2019


Natural Gas Leak – Evacuation of Area


The London Fire Department is on-scene at a natural gas leak on Philbrook Drive. Homes within a 100 meter perimeter around the leak have been evacuated. The perimeter has been established at Hastings Drive East to Stoneybrook Crescent and from Fanshawe Park Road to the north end of Phillbrook Drive near Repton Avenue. This area will be closed to traffic.


Union Gas/Enbridge Gas is on scene working to isolate the gas leak.


Parents picking up their children at Jack Chambers Public School will be able to access the school using Hastings Drive. City emergency officials are working with the school to ensure that students walking home in the area stay at the school.


If you smell natural gas in your home please evacuate, and call 911.


We will provide more information as it becomes available.