The Williams Lake Fire Department was at FreshCo Thursday morning, June 2, responding to a gas leak. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

UPDATE: FreshCo reopened in Williams Lake once building cleared after gas leak

Fortis vented the building to allow the store to reopen to employees and customers

The FreshCo grocery store in Williams Lake has re-opened for business after it was evacuated Thursday morning, June 2 due to a gas leak.

Members of the Williams Lake Fire Department responded to the incident to evacuate and secure the building.

Fortis crews then vented the building to allow staff to return inside to work.

Customers were able to return to shopping by around 1 p.m.

More to come

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