There were road closures in effect on Bronson Avenue Wednesday as the fire department’s hazardous materials team tackled a possible chemical leak at a building just south of Gladstone Avenue.
Crews were called to a one-storey commercial building at 11:19 a.m. A contractor called in to do a cleanup of chemical products in the basement reported that the products had mixed together, creating fumes.
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The building and neighbouring buildings were evacuated as the hazmat team went in to do an assessment, Ottawa Fire Services said.
Bronson Avenue was closed in both directions between Flora Street and Gladstone Avenue.
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