Gas leak in Bruce

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ACT Fire & Rescue is currently investigating a suspected gas leak in Bruce.

Crews were alerted to the incident on Eastern Valley Way at 8.55am and responded with two fire pumpers, breathing apparatus support and a hazmat unit.

Approximately 100 people have been evacuated from the building and firefighters are investigating the cause.

09:45


Hazmat crews have isolated the source of the issue and rectified it.

Occupants of the building are new being allowed to return.

09:58


The source of the smell that was initially suspected to be a gas leak, turned out to be a decomposing battery in a piece of cleaning equipment in a storage cupboard.

10:11

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