07/30/2014 04:09 EDT | Updated 09/29/2014 05:59 EDT

Ucluelet's downtown core evacuated due to ammonia leak

Ucluelet’s downtown core has been evacuated due to an ammonia leak, according to reports.

The harbour has reportedly been closed and everyone in the downtown core below Peninsula Road is being asked to move to higher ground.

It’s not yet clear what caused the leak, but fire officials are expected to brief media soon.

More to come

Google map: Peninsula Road, Ucluelet, B.C.