Homes evacuated after gas leak in Hawke's Bay

Emergency services were called to Kauri Place after reports of a gas leak this afternoon. Photo / Google
Emergency services were called to Kauri Place after reports of a gas leak this afternoon. Photo / Google

Ten houses have been evacuated after a digger struck a gas main in the Hawke's Bay town of Pahiatua.

Emergency services were called to Kauri Place at 1.37pm after reports of a digger striking a domestic gas main, a Fire Service spokeswoman said.

The main had not been isolated as of 2.10pm and ten houses were evacuated as a precaution.

The relevant gas authority had been notified.

- NZ Herald

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