Homes evacuated after gas leak

MORE than 60 people had to be evacuated from their homes today following a serious gas leak.

MORE than 60 people had to be evacuated from their homes today following a serious gas leak.

Around 30 houses in Laindon near Basildon were evacuated at around 5.30pm after the air around a derelict property was found to be highly flammable due to the large amount of gas present.