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Evacuations following Oakleigh South gas leak

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08 Jan 2019
MFB is currently on scene in Oakleigh South following a gas leak.

Crews were called to Valley Street about 7.45am after an excavator burst a pipe, causing the leak.

A number of residents and workers in the vicinity were evacuated as a precaution while firefighters used water to disperse the gas.

The power has been isolated and crews are using air monitoring equipment to assess air quality prior to the arrival of the gas company.

The incident is under control.

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