Gas leak after man reverses into gas metre at King Street, Lorn

A street in Lorn has been temporarily shut off after a car hit a gas metre on Sunday afternoon.

Fire and Rescue were called out just before 2pm to reports of a man reversing his car into the metre on King Street, which caused a gas leak.

Firefighters blocked off the street as a precautionary measure before the gas company arrived to turn off the gas and re-connect it.

A Fire and Rescue spokesperson said no one was injured in the incident.

This story Gas leak at Lorn first appeared on The Maitland Mercury.