Gas Leak - Lane Cove North

Published: 03 Jun 2021 02:54pm

Just before 3:00 pm this afternoon Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) were responded to reports of a leaking gas cylinder on Elizabeth Pde, Lane Cove North.

Firefighters arrived to find a 9kg gas cylinder leaking under pressure from under a parked car after falling from a passing vehicle.

The gas cylinder was labelled as Liquid Nitrogen.

Firefighters deployed protection hose lines to protect nearby exposures and established a restricted access zone.

The gas cylinder was rendered safe and removed from road into a restricted access zone.

Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm

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Stations nearby

LANE COVE Fire Station

55-57 Dickson Ave, Artarmon NSW 2064

RYDE Fire Station

120F Coxs Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113


7a Pittwater Road, Gladesville NSW 2111