Hazmat Incident - Calala

Published: 18 May 2021 11:14am

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) is currently on the scene of a large gas leak from a 4000L gas cylinder at an agricultural research facility on Marsden Park Road, Calala, which occurred shortly after 11am today.

On arrival FRNSW liaised with site staff and determined the cylinder was leaking from an over pressure relief valve on the top of the cylinder.

Firefighters isolated the area and switched off power supplies and evacuated 50 people from the site.

Firefighters are cooling the cylinder to reduce internal temperature and reduce the pressure in the cylinder.

NSW Rural Fire Service is also in attendance.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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