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Gas leak - homes evacuated

Western Approaches, Southend
07/08/2017 @ 10:06
Incident Number: 60443
In attendance: 1 x Southend, 1 x Leigh


Firefighters evacuated two homes after an external gas pipe was damaged and caused a large gas leak in a resdiental street.

The road was shut and the homes were evacuated as precaution while gas engineers worked to fix the problem. Nearby homes were also advised to close their windows.

Firefighters were able to leave the scene in the care of the Gas Board at 11:30am.

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