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Friday March 28th, 2014

Posted at 11:32pm

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The area of the 700 block of Point Pelee Drive as seen from above on Google.

A natural gas leak gets the blame for a fire Friday evening in 700 block of Point Pelee Drive in Leamington

Leamington Fire officials say that it appears to have been caused by a cracked gas line due to a gas meter being buried under the heavy snow.  The gas entered the home and was ignited by the furnace.

Damage is estimated at $130,000 with damage to an adjacent home set at $10,000.

There was no injuries.

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