Gas issue at Gore sports venue resolved

A reported gas leak at the Gore Multisports Complex has been resolved.

A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman said firefighters were called to the Robertson St site at 12.40pm today, after an alarm activation and reports of the smell of gas.

Two crews went to the complex, which had been evacuated.

There was a smell of some kind of refrigeration gas and crews were trying to determine where it was coming from, the spokesman said.

Power at the facility had been isolated and oxygen levels were showing as normal by 3pm, so firefighters were preparing to pack up and leave, he said. 


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