Ruptured Gas Main: Khandallah Road, Wellington
Location: Khandallah Road, Wellington
Ruptured Gas Main
Short description: Ruptured
At 2.07 pm emergency
services were called to a ruptured gas main at the
intersection of Khandallah and Cockayne Roads.
Road has been closed between Simla Crescent and Cockayne
Road, and at Clutha Road and Cockayne Road.
being allowed through the cordons but pedestrians are being
Fire and Police are currently dealing with the
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