Reported gas leak risk closes roads, New Plymouth

Reported gas leak risk closes roads, New Plymouth

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Emergency services responded to a report of a gas leak in Vogeltown, New Plymouth.

The gas leak was reported at around 9:00 am on Friday.

Carrington Road was closed between Essex and Parsons Streets.

Locals were asked to avoid the area and follow instructions by emergency services.

Powerco said in a media release that a gas main was damaged after it was accidentally hit while excavations were taking place.

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