Opera House Gas Leak - Sydney
Time of incident: 04 Apr 2021 - 2:16 pm
Just before 2:30 pm this afternoon Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) were called to the Sydney Opera House due to a unknown gas leak in the basement level of the building.
With the area currently under construction it is unknown how the leak occurred although it has caused evacuations throughout parts of the Opera House.
Fire and Rescue NSW have called in a specialist Hazardous Materials crew to locate and determine the gas, and work quickly to render the area safe.
Published: 05 Apr 2021 03:42pm
Fire and Rescue NSW via Twitter
SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE | Following confirmed reports of a strong smell of gas #FRNSW and @nswpolice crews have evacuated The Sydney Opera House. A gas technician is on the way to assist and fortunately no shows were on to be interrupted. @SydOperaHouse
03:29pm • Apr 04, 2021 - View tweet on Twitter
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