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Regina fire crews respond to gas line explosion at Luiggi’s Pasta House

Regina police and fire crews are at Luiggi’s Pasta House on Albert Street North in Regina, where they just battled an intense blaze.

Regina Police sent out a news release shortly after 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, asking members of the community to avoid the area as they respond to an explosion.

Regina Fire has confirmed the blast was a gas line explosion. They say there were three minor injuries and significant damage to the property. A car can be seen in the rubble of the building.

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In a Facebook post from Luiggi’s Pasta House, they said “As lots of you have heard, Luiggi’s had a major explosion due to a gas leak in the south side of the building.”

“Thankfully we were not open for dinner service yet and no one was injured, all staff made it out safe. It’s a sad day for us and all our amazing supporters. Thank you for all the well wishes. Talk soon.”

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Sask. Energy remains on scene with Regina Fire and Police.

The southbound lanes of Albert Street North are closed to all traffic between 9th Avenue North and 7th Avenue North.

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