The Grand Hotel in the Gladstone CBD has been evacuated because of a gas leak.
The Grand Hotel in the Gladstone CBD has been evacuated because of a gas leak. Brenda Strong

Gladstone hotel evacuated after discovery of gas leak

THE Grand Hotel in the Gladstone CBD was evacuated on Wednesday afternoon after a natural gas leak was detected.

Gladstone Fire and Rescue Service Urban Command crews were called to the scene at 1.50pm on Wednesday, after an excavator cut a gas line at the hote.

Firefighters arrived on scene as surrounding businesses were also evacuated and nearby roads were closed for a short time.

Fire officers conducted atmospheric testing in the area as the ruptured line was repaired by a gas company.

Gladstone QFRS and police service officers were in attendance as the scene was made safe.

The Grand Hotel in Gladstone CBD was evacuated on October 16 after a gas leak was discovered.
The Grand Hotel in Gladstone CBD was evacuated on October 16 after a gas leak was discovered. Ros Waters


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