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7th Aug 2015 9:24 AM

UPDATE 3PM:

EMERGENCY services remain on site at Curra’s Puma fuel station responding to a gas leak.

The station was evacuated this morning about 7.45am.

A Gympie Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said the leak affected a 7500 litre gas tank and the remaining gas was being decanted into portable storage.

The fuel station has been cordoned off while emegency services spray water over the immediate area to disperse the gas cloud and reduce the risk of ignition.

The gas leak has been costly for the fuel station with a day’s trade lost.

 

EARLIER:

Emergency Services evacuated the Puma service station at Curra this morning.

Police and fire and rescue crews responded to reports of a gas leak at the business at about 7.45am.

When police got to the scene officers evacuated the building and blocked both entrances to the service station while fire and rescue officers worked to stop the gas leak.

More information as it comes to hand.

Extracted in full from: gympietimes.com.au

 

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