CJOB News Team reporting
The shipping-receiving area at the Saint Boniface hospital will not likely re-open until later Thursday morning after a formaldehyde leak from a container Wednesday afternoon.
Emergency crews responded to the facility around 3pm and left shortly before 6:30 pm but a residual cleaning of the area continued..
Heidi Graham of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority told CJOB the buildings closed as a result of the leak were all re-opened early Wednesday evening..
When the leak occured People were evacuated because of the fumes, and the surrounding air vents to the hospital and adjacent buildings were blocked.
There were no injuries, and the Authority says patients were not at risk.