Homes evacuated after truck rollover

THREE houses and the Golden Nugget Hotel were evacuated at 9.55pm yesterday when a truck carrying gas cylinders overturned on Central St, Mt Morgan.

Queensland Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said two gas cylinders from a Mining Equipment Maintenance truck came off the vehicle and rolled onto the road when it overturned about 9.40pm.

LPG gas was also on board the truck, but no cylinders rolled onto the road, the spokeswoman said.

QFRS set up an exclusion zone and remained at the scene until 1.49am today.

The spokeswoman said she believed no injuries were sustained.



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