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HazMat team seals leak at Sick Kids

Toronto police investigate a gas leak at Sick Kids on Aug. 12, 2013. CITYNEWS.

Emergency crews have sealed a liquid nitrogen leak at the Hospital for Sick Children.

The leak was first noticed near Bay and Dundas streets around 2:20 a.m. Monday.

The hazardous material (HazMat) team capped the leak by 4:45 a.m. The leak, located in a research lab that is under construction, was not a threat to patients or the public.

Toronto police tell CityNews an emergency valve connected to the tank broke. It has since been replaced.