Clearing of Brock Recreation Centre likely due to faulty sensor, not ammonia leak

Patrons and staff of the pool and arena were evacuated from the building on Monday night as Kamloops Fire Rescue crews arrived to investigate

The Brock Recreation Centre was cleared of patrons and staff on Monday evening following concerns about a possible ammonia leak.

However, according to Jeff Putnam, the City of Kamloops’ parks and civic facilities manager, the issue likely involved a faulty sensor and not a leak.

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While Kamloops Fire Rescue officials were called out at about 8 p.m., no injuries were reported,

Putnam said the final group for the night did not go on to the ice, adding that the Fleetwood Avenue facility is scheduled to re-open on Tuesday morning.

Putnam said there should be more details available on Tuesday morning.

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