Saturday 19 April 2014

Dublin Fire Brigade evacuate people from homes following gas main rupture

More than 30 people had to be evacuated from their homes in Baldoyle in Dublin in the early hours of this morning after a gas main ruptured.

Dublin Fire Brigade responded to a call that there was a fire at the side of a house in the  St Domhnach's Well area and when they arrived found a wheelie bin on fire which had in turn set fire to a domestic gas meter.

A number of houses were evacuated shortly after 4am as a precaution until the mains could be made safe.

Irish Independent

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