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Gas leak evacuation

PUBLISHED: 09:20 19 December 2001 | UPDATED: 11:04 03 March 2010

RESIDENTS of a street in Kessingland, Suffolk, had to be evacuated after a major gas leak.

It is believed the leak may have been caused by a Mini involved in an accident some time before 11.

RESIDENTS of a street in Kessingland, Suffolk, had to be evacuated after a major gas leak.

It is believed the leak may have been caused by a Mini involved in an accident some time before 11.30pm yesterday.

There was a loud hissing noise and fears of a potential gas explosion. Residents of High Street were evacuated until about 3am today and pipeline engineers, Transco attended to mend the leak.


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