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Rouse Hill Hazmat

Published: 23rd February 2009

Firefighters from Kellyville, Schofields, Castle Hill, Riverstone, Seven Hills and Hazmat specialists from St Marys responded to an emergency in a shopping centre in Rouse Hill this morning. Fire crews were on scene in eight minutes to discover a large leak of a refrigerant gas inside the shopping centre. Fifty people were evacuated from the centre while firefighters wearing protective suits found and isolated the leak. After checking that the gas had dissipated and the shopping centre was safe, customers and staff were allowed to return.