28th September 2020

Residents evacuated following suspected gas leak in Norton Fitzwarren

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.