The hazardous gas leak at Epsom is now safe, with an All Clear warning issued.
People located within the area are now able to resume normal activities.
What you should do:
- Temporarily open windows and doors to ventilate your home or business.
- Ventilating your home, business or workplace flushes out any hazardous vapours that have entered the building.
Impacts in your area:
- Emergency Services may remain in the area.
This messages was issued by Country Fire Authority.
- If you are experiencing any symptoms that may be due to exposure seek medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.
- Anyone experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing should call Triple Zero (000).
Use multiple sources to stay informed:
Vic Emergency is advising that anyone located in Epsom should move indoors following a hazardous gas leak near the Midland Highway.
According to the Vic Emergency website, two vehicles are currently attending the scene between Overland Way and Station Street.
The gas rupture has occurred on the middle of the highway, with all houses in the vicinity losing power and gas services.
The chemical hazard warning was issued at 9.15am on Saturday.
Six firefighters anticipate being on scene for at least the next two to three hours.
Ambulance Victoria and Victoria Police are also in attendance.