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Incident - Gas Main Ruptured

Date: 13/09/2017
Time: 09:56
Location: Castle Hill, Ilfracombe
Area: Central
County: Devon

2 fire appliances from Ilfracombe and Combe Martin were mobilised following a call from workmen, working on electrics at the rear of Portland Place, that had accidentally ruptured a gas main.

On arrival crews confirmed this to be the case and quickly set up cordons, to protect the public and awaited the arrival of the gas board. Once in attendance crews assisted the gas board, standing by with a hose reel jet, whilst they stemmed the leak and made the area safe. The were no casualties and duty of care was left the gas engineers.

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