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.


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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