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Gas smell lingers after leak fixed in Wilsonton Heights

UPDATE: Firefighters are monitoring the remnants of a gas leak which has left an odour lingering in the air near the intersection of Hogg and Port Sts.

A Queensland Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said crews were initially called to the Wilsonton Heights scene at 7.15pm yesterday.

She said there had been a leak at a premises in the area which was fixed.

However, crews were called back to the scene four hours later after reports of a lingering gas smell.

"The odour gets stored in the soil," the spokeswoman said.

"Everything is safe.

"There will be a smell around for the next few days."

Suburban exclusion zone as firies attend to gas leak

EARLIER: Emergency services attended a small natural gas leak in Wilsonton Heights last night.

Residents reported a strong smell of gas in Port St at 7.15pm.

A 50-metre exclusion zone was established but no evacuations were required.

Topics:  gas leak queensland fire and rescue service toowoomba wilsonton heights



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