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Homes evacuated following gas leak

Church Lane, A127, Little Warley
06/08/2018 @ 10:01
Incident Number: 83854
In attendance: 1 x Brentwood, 1 x Basildon


Firefighters were called to the scene of a gas leak this morning after a vehicle struck a gas main.

15 homes were evacuated as a precaution and a 200 metre cordon was set up.

The exit of the A127 situated nearby was temporarily closed, while the B186, which runs adjacent to Church Lane, was also partially closed.

At 11.24am, firefighters reported that the vehicle involved in the collision had been moved to allow the Gas Board to make repair works.

The scene was left in the hands of the Gas Board soon afterwards.

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