ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at Burdekin Ave and Geehi Place, Amaroo attending to a gas leak.
A 70mm gas line has been ruptured by contractors and ACT Fire & Rescue crews are on scene to ensure safety.
12 houses have been evacuated as a precaution whilst maintenance crews repair the gas rupture.
One fire pumper, the specialist hazardous materials unit and one command vehicle on scene.
ACT Policing are also on scene and have partially closed Burdekin Ave.
Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 12.25pm.