Altona/Rhineland Emergency Services was called to the scene in front of the Altona Mall Thursday afternoon after a vehicle jumped the curb and ruptured the gas tank spilling gas onto the street.

Town of Altona Public Works brought sand to dam both sides of the the gas spill to contain it. Foam was applied to capture vapours and eliminate the possibility of fire. 

Altona Police blocked traffic at the scene and the vehicle was hauled away.

EMS also attended but there were no injuries.

Crews apply sand to contain the gas spillCrews apply sand to contain the gas spill

Vehicle ruptures gas tank