Police closed Regent Avenue East Sunday morning to allow crews to fix a gas leak. (Source: CTV News/Dan Timmerman)

A gas leak prompted first responders to close Regent Avenue East in both directions Sunday morning.

According to a tweet from the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba Hydro was called in to deal with the situation.

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is responding to reports of a gas leak near Regent Avenue East and Day Street. Regent Avenue East is closed in both directions. @manitobahydro is on scene. Please avoid the area.

— City of Winnipeg (@cityofwinnipeg) January 10, 2021

Manitoba Hydro said all of the gas was venting safely to atmosphere and no evacuations were necessary.

In a tweet, the Crown corporation said crews were working on a fix.

Confirming a gas leak at the corner of Regent Ave East and Day St in #transcona in #winnipeg. All gas is venting safely to atmosphere and no evacuations were necessary. Crews are working now to dig into the concrete and fix the line. No estimated time on a fix yet. https://t.co/QI6shA1ngT

— Manitoba Hydro (@manitobahydro) January 10, 2021

People were advised to avoid the area of Regent Avenue East near Day Street.