Gas leak in Greenway

ACT Fire & Rescue is working to contain a gas leak in Greenway.

Firefighters were alerted to the incident on Soward Way at 8:12am after workers in the area ruptured an underground pipe while digging.

Three fire pumpers, a commander and hazmat are at the scene and occupants of the nearby Manning Clark building have been evacuated as a precaution.

Hazmat crews will conduct atmospheric monitoring in the building to ensure it is safe before allowing people back in.

ACTEW has been called-in and is currently assisting to seal-off the pipe.

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