Roughly 20 people moved due to natural gas leak near Western Fair District

Residences in the area o fSwinyard Street in London, Ont. were evacuated due to a gas leak on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. (Marek Sutherland / CTV News)

Residences in the area of Swinyard Street were evacuated due to a natural gas leak from a damaged gas line on Tuesday morning.

The area is near the Western Fair District with Swinyard Street coming off of Brydges Street.

Fire officials say that a service line was struck by construction equipment. Enbridge was called in to deal with the incident.

Strong winds are providing good ventilation and quickly cleared fumes, according to officials.

Two London Transit buses were brought in to assist with moving residents away from the area.

Fire officials tell CTV News London that roughly 20 people from residences and nearby businesses had to be removed.

No injuries have been reported.