AROUND a dozen employees at DELWP were evacuated from a Vickers Street building this morning after a maintenance contractor cut a gas line at the Sebastopol depot, Ballarat.
Victoria Police, the CFA and the gas company are on site and are managing the incident. A gas plumber is also on site.
The depot has been evacuated. Neighbours and a nearby school (Ballarat Christian College) have been advised. Local roads leading to the depot have been closed as a precaution.
There are no reported injuries.
Contractors are on the way to repair the damaged gas pipe. It is expected that staff will be able to return to the site shortly.
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