April 23, 2019
A gas leak has been reported in Sydney Opera House this afternoon. More than 500 people have been evacuated from the Opera House including surrounding areas and restaurants.
Fire and Rescue NSW stated that they are on the scene and they have been monitoring atmosphere for gas levels.
The rescue team were in the scene at around 3:45pm. According to the reports, Macquarie Street has been closed at Bridge Street. Live traffic Sydney has advised to use Albert Street instead.
SYDNEY CBD | #FRNSW crews are on the scene of a gas leak at Sydney Opera House. Approx 500 people have been evacuated from the concourse and adjoining restaurants. Gas company is at work and firefighters are monitoring atmosphere for gas levels.
— Fire and Rescue NSW (@FRNSW) April 23, 2019