Ruptured gas main in Hume

A gas pipe has been breached by mechanical machinery at a work site at the southern end of Tralee Street, Hume.

ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on site, conducting atmospheric monitoring and are on stand-by for fire suppression should the gas ignite. There are currently nil health risks to persons in the surrounding area of Hume.

The source of the leak is in the process of being isolated and will be repaired by authorities responsible for the gas pipe infrastructure.

Road closures are in place at the intersection of Sawmill Circuit and Tralee Street, Hume.