A car leaking fuel forced staff and customers to evacuate a Rural View petrol station.

A Queensland Fire and Emergency service spokeswoman said a crew was called to the scene along Eimeo Rd at 5pm.

It is understood about 80L of unleaded petrol spilled next to a bowser, prompting staff to evacuate the site.

Firefighters on scene diluted the fuel on the ground.

Extracted in full from: https://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/mackay/petrol-leak-forces-rural-view-service-station-evacuation/news-story/5e7538b5d8fb73b705de7c889d4abed0