Gas main ruptures in Basildon

Echo: Gas leak (picture from Google maps) Gas leak (picture from Google maps)

A GAS leak closed a road in Basildon.

Firefighters were at Christopher Martin Road after a gas main, measuring eight inches, ruptured at around 2.15pm.

Essex Police set up a hazard zone and National Grid engineers carried out emergency repairs.

The road was reopened at around 3.20pm after the rupture was repaired.


See tomorrow's Echo for the full story.

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