The fire service were called to assist other agencies with a suspected gas leak.
Two crews from Taunton were mobilised to assist other agencies with a suspected gas leak at Blackdown View, Norton Fitzwarren at 19:23 last night (Thursday).
On arrival the crews liaised with the utilities company to locate the source of the leak and evacuated 14 residents from their properties as a precaution.
The leak was located and sealed by the utilities company.
The fire service ventilated three domestic properties and made the area safe.