'Home and Away' spoilers: Will Tane Parata survive?

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Is it too late to save Tane Parata as Home and Away returns to Channel 5? (Image credit: Endemol Shine)

It's not looking good for Tane Parata (played by Ethan Browne) as Home and Away returns to Channel 5 after the Christmas break (1:15pm - see our TV Guide for listings)...

The personal trainer has been left for DEAD by his MYSTERY stalker in the gym.

The mystery stalker, who has been leaving Tane cryptic notes and red roses over the past few weeks, has also caused a chemical leak, which has started to seep through the air vents of upstairs restaurant, Salt...

When a HAZMAT team arrive on the scene, they find Tane barely alive in the gym.

Logan Bennett (Harley Bonner) and Jasmine Delaney (Sam Frost) both put their lives on the line to try and save Tane.

READ MORE! Home and Away stars Sam Frost and Harley Bonner on the race against time to save Tane...

Tane is rushed to hospital but his vital signs are not looking good.

As Tane starts to crash, the medics at Northern District Hospital rush to resuscitate him.

But are they too late?

Home and Away spoilers, Cash Newman, Alf Stewart, Martha Stewart, Irene Roberts, Marilyn Chambers

There's panic at the charity fundraiser on Home and Away... (Image credit: Endemol Shine)

Meanwhile, as the black-tie fundraiser continues at Salt, policeman Cash Newman (Nicholas Cartwright) starts to sense that something is not right.

To his horror, Cash realises that toxic vapours are flooding into the restaurant from the air vents.

Cash alerts the guests to the EMERGENCY situation.

READ MORE! Which other character did Home and Away star Nicholas Cartwright audition to play?

But the chemical leak soon starts to take its toll on the frightened guests, including Martha Stewart (Belinda Giblin).

When Irene Roberts (Lynne McGranger) sits next to Martha, she also starts to fall foul of the toxic air...

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Cash takes charge when a toxic chemical attack threatens Summer Bay on Home and Away! (Image credit: Endemol Shine)

Cash takes command and locks everybody into Salt.

With a HAZMAT team on the way, Cash explains that nobody can leave incase they contaminate the rest of Summer Bay.

Everybody at Salt is now on LOCKDOWN!

Meanwhile, Roo Stewart (Georgie Parker) is outside Salt and is horrified to hear of the emergency.

All Roo can do is helplessly wait to see if her parents, Alf (Ray Meagher) and Martha, and her friends will all make it out alive...

Home and Away continues weekdays at 1:15pm on Channel 5

Switch over for FIRST LOOK episodes at 6:30pm on 5STAR

Simon Timblick

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters. Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave? Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!

Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy. He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.

Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)

And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.