Gas Leak - Sydney CBD

Published: 28 Jan 2021 01:20pm

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) firefighters are working to contain a gas leak that occurred on Bathurst Street in the Sydney CBD just before 1.30pm this afternoon.

Firefighters from City of Sydney Fire Station arrived shortly after to find a large leak from a gas line that ruptured as a result of excavations being carried out nearby.

Firefighters have cordoned off the area and set up fire protection as a precaution. Crews are awaiting a specialist gas technician for repairs.

Liverpool and Pitt Street are currently closed as operations continue. Traffic is heavily affected and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Updated: 25 Oct 2022 04:26pm

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