UPDATE 12:00pm: Fire officials have confirmed the gas leak is contained and are allowing traffic in the area again.

Officials are telling residents to stay away from Salt Dock Road in Parry Sound.

According to the Parry Sound Fire Department, a gas line has ruptured and is leaking natural gas. Crews are working on isolating the issue. Officials say everyone needs to avoid the area.

The MyParrySoundNow newsroom will keep you updated on this situation as more details come in.