Two hurt in St. John’s chlorine gas leak
A tractor punctured a gas container, causing police to shut down part of the city's east end
ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—Two people have been released from hospital following a chlorine gas leak in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officials confirmed that a tractor punctured a gas container early Wednesday afternoon, causing police to shut down part of the city’s east end.
The incident affected a large area around Newco Metal and Auto Recycling.
The area was reopened later that day after HAZMAT investigators were called to the scene.
No serious injuries were reported.