Gas leak at Pyrmont

Published: 31st March 2009

This morning firefighters from The Rocks and Pyrmont along with Hazmat specialists from Alexandria responded to a gas leak in Miller Street, Pyrmont. Fire crews were on scene in nine minutes to find workers had damaged a gas main resulting in a leak. Fire crews set up fire protection and Hazmat fire crews continually monitored the immediate area. Fifty people were evacuated from nearby buildings. The gas company was able to cap the gas line and after a final check by Hazmat firefighters the area was declared safe and people allowed to return to their buildings.