Prince Rupert civic centre evacuated after reported ammonia leak

Prince Rupert civic centre evacuated after reported ammonia leak

Jim Ciccone Civic Centre closed until further notice

The Jim Ciccone Civic Centre was evacuated at 4:30 p.m. today, July 4, after a reported ammonia leak.

The Prince Rupert fire department evacuated everyone from the centre after the alarm sounded. The centre will remain closed until further notice from the city.

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In a notification on the city’s app, it states most people had already left the civic centre for the day after summer camps ended.

More to come.

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