Surfers Paradise has reopened after a gas leak in the area forced police to declare an emergency situation overnight.
The declaration was made just before 10.30pm after a gas leak was detected earlier in the afternoon.
Trams were also halted as a result.
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The affected area included View Avenue, the Esplanade, Surfers Paradise Boulevard and up to Cypress Avenue.
— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) April 25, 2018
After containing the leak, police revoked the declaration at 2.40am.
The area has since re-opened, with police thanking the public for their patience whilst the incident was dealt with.