Update - HAZMAT (Gas Leak) - Dickson Shops

Firefighters from ACT Fire & Rescue have located the source of the reported gas leak.

It was not a gas leak, but infact a Durian fruit. The fruit gives off a very pungent smell and can woft some distance.

After an hour on scene as firefighters were searching for the source, the owner of a tenancy above the shops advised of the potential source of the incident. After a short investigation, crews confirmed this was the origin of the incident.

Crews have now departed the scene.

ACT Fire & Rescue crews are on scene at Dickson Shops investigating reports of a gas leak.

Firefighters are working to locate the source of the leak.

No exclusion zones are currently in place however the community is asked to avoid the area.

Update to follow.