Gas leak in Wheatley

Media Release

June 3, 2021

Gas Leak in downtown Wheatley

Chatham Kent Fire Service crews from Station 20 in Wheatley and Station 19 in Tilbury attended 16 Erie Street North in downtown Wheatley Wednesday just before 2:30 p.m. for a reported gas leak.

Windsor Hazmat team attended yesterday evening to assist. 

Homes in the area have been evacuated.

Personnel from from CK Police Service, CK EMS and Enbridge also attended.

The Provincial Ministry of Environment was also on scene and the Ministry of Natural Resources has been informed.

The public is being asked to please avoid the area.

More information on the incident will be made available during this morning’s 11 a.m. weekly media conference.


Media Contact:

Jim Blake
Communications Officer
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
519-360-1998 x 3624

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