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Homes evacuated after gas leak

Bata Avenue, East Tilbury
25/06/2020 @ 10:50
Incident Number: 125464
In attendance: 1 x Orsett


Firefighters evacuated 20 homes in East Tilbury after a gas leak.

A van struck a gas pipe in Bata Avenue today at 10.50am, causing it to split. 

Crews evacuated 20 homes and put a 100-metre cordon in place until gas engineers arrived to make the pipe safe, at 11.27am.

No-one needed medical attention and residents were allowed to return to their homes.

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