UPDATE @ 10.00AM | Emergency services have cleared the scene in Helensvale after receiving calls of a possible gas leak in the area.
Dozens of crews rushed to Brisbane Road around 8.30 this morning after getting calls about a strange smell.
LPG gas cylinders were looked at and gas experts were called in to investigate but everything has since been deemed safe.
A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesperson said City of Gold Coast contacted them about the issue and believe it may be related to a strange smell coming from nearby mangroves.
EARLIER @ 9.00am | Emergency services have rushed to a Gold Coast shopping centre after reports of a gas leak.
Police say they received a call around 8.20am about a possible gas leak at Helensvale Plaza after people within the centre noticed a strange smell.
Multiple police, fire crews and paramedics have been called to the scene.
Police investigations are ongoing but they believe at this stage it could be a sewage issue.
Nobody has needed treatment from paramedics.
Locals are being urged to stay away for a little while.