Gas line rupture at Griffith

Firefighters are on scene at Wentworth Ave, Griffith following a gas leak.

ACT Fire & Rescue has isolated the leak from a gas line outside a multi-occupancy building. Approximately 20 people have been evacuated from the building as a precaution.

One fire pumper, the Hazardous Materials Unit and one Commander are on scene.

Firefighters are currently conducting atmospheric monitoring and gas contractors are on scene to repair the damaged line.

The gas leak was caused by workman in the area.