Gas leak forces Cessnock evacuation

FIRE crews have evacuated 15 people from homes and a doctors surgery in Cessnock after a gas leak this morning.

Fire and police are on scene near Cessnock Bowling Club and gas company crews are working to fix the problem.

Traffic has been diverted from Dowlan Lane and Victoria Street along Maitland Road as a precaution. 

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