10/28/2014 01:13 EDT | Updated 12/28/2014 05:59 EST

Gas leak shuts down Vancouver's Cambie Street at West 6th Avenue

There are major traffic delays this morning in Vancouver due to a gas leak at West 7th Avenue and Yukon Street.

Vancouver Fire and Rescues Services say residents are being asked to leave the area as emergency crews investigate the leak.

A full Hazmat response is underway and buses and vehicles are being redirected away from the area.

Police are telling people to avoid Cambie Street between Broadway and the Cambie Street Bridge. Traffic coming off the bridge is being diverted onto 6th Avenue.