ALERT – Evacuation in Progress for Victoria Road Area

Nanaimo First Responders are on site at a suspected propane leak in the 700 block of Victoria Road. As a precautionary measure, an evacuation of residents and properties in the vicinity is underway.

Nanaimo commuters are advised to avoid Victoria Road, in particular the following roads until further notice:

• Needham Street at Victoria Road

• Seventh Street at Victoria Road

• Rainer Street at either side of Victoria Road

Updates will be provided as more information becomes available. Stay up-to-date by following us on Twitter @CityofNanaimo.

**Update as of 6:05 pm, August 27, 2019, the area is safe for residents to return.

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