ACT Fire & Rescue are currently on scene at Burdekin Ave and Geehi Place, Amaroo attending to a gas leak.
A 70mm gas line has been ruptured by contractors and ACT Fire & Rescue crews are on scene to ensure safety.
12 houses have been evacuated as a precaution whilst maintenance crews repair the gas rupture.
One fire pumper, the specialist hazardous materials unit and one command vehicle on scene.
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ACT Policing are also on scene and have partially closed Burdekin Ave.
Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 12.25pm.
Gas line has been clamped and ACT Fire & Rescue are about to depart the scene.
Residents have been permitted to return to their homes.