Road closed in Kaleen, residents asked to stay inside after gas leak caused by lightning | Canberra Times

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A gas leak believed to be caused by lightning strikes in a chewing gum tree during storms Monday afternoon is being assessed by ACT Fire and Rescue. Residents in the affected area are being asked to stay inside. “There is no immediate threat to the community, but Skardon Street will remain closed for some time while firefighters and contractors work to carry out repairs,” ACT told ESA. MORE NEWS: ESA said it has received 61 inquiries for help following Monday’s storm, mainly related to felled trees, minor flooding in homes and leaky roofs. Our journalists work hard to deliver local, up-to-date news to the local community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:

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