29/08/2017

Homes Evacuated Following Gas Leak In Newtonards

A number of homes were evacuated in Newtownards, County Down, following a gas leak early this morning.

Emergency services responded to reports of a leak at Miller House apartments on Regent Street shortly after 8.30am on Tuesday 29 August.
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The street was cordoned off and residents evacuated for a number of hours while the gas leak was investigated, which is understood to have been caused by a gas main damaged by road works.

The road has since reopened and residents have returned to their homes.

(MH)

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