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Lyndhurst gas leak

By: CFA Media

Category: Incidents - Vehicle / Rescue / Hazmat

  2.58 PM 9 April, 2013


Location: District 8 News

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CFA crews have contained a gas leak at Lyndhurst after a truck crash ruptured a large main outside a school in Boland Drive.

Trucks from Hallam, Hampton Park, Dandenong and Cranbourne were called to the scene around 12.30pm Tuesday, 9 April.

While evecuations were not necessary residents were advised to shelter in their homes, close doors and windows and turn off igntion sources.

The school was empty due to school holidays.

Firefighters managed to stem the flow of gas before a gas company contractor sealed the leak around 1.45pm.

Last Updated: 09 April 2013