Gas leak at Melbourne building site

By Melissa Iaria

People close to an inner Melbourne building site have been evacuated following a gas leak.

Eleven firefighters were called to the leak, coming from a high pressure gas main, at Farmer Street, Richmond about 10am.

People within 500 metres of it have been evacuated from there area, the Metropolitan Fire Brigade says.

Police and paramedics are on scene but there are no reported injuries.