Village evacuated after gas leak

A village in Dorset was evacuated overnight after a gas main was hit by a car and ruptured.

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Domestic gas leak under control

5 homes in a village in Dorset had to be evacuated overnight after a car hit a gas main, causing a leak. The vehicle crashed into roadworks in Charlton Marshall just before 2am. Homes in the surrounding area were evacuated as a precaution and people were back in their homes just after 3am.

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Village closed after gas main ruptured

A350 both ways closed due to accident between A354 (Blandford St Mary) and B3075 Louse Lane (Spetisbury).

A vehicle has collided with roadworks in Charlton Marshall and struck a gas main causing it to rupture. As a result, the road through the village is closed, and local residents have been evacuated.

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