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Digger hits gas main in Pahiatua

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 14/01/2017

About ten houses have been evacuated after a digger struck a gas main in Pahiatua.

Emergency services were called to Kauri Place in the Hawke's Bay town to deal with the situation about 1.40pm on Saturday, the Fire Service says.

The local gas company is at the scene fixing the leak.

Police said they were notified about 2pm.

They are assisting at the scene.

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