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Gas fire in Taminda

Published: 8th May 2007

A ruptured gas main in Ebsworth Street at Taminda was attended by fire crews from West Tamworth and Tamworth. When firefighters arrived at the incident they found a high pressure gas main had ruptured and the escaping gas had ignited, injuring one person. Fire hoses were set up to protect the surrounding area and 10 people were evacuated from the immediate vicinity. Working with gas company representatives the gas was shut off and a burning excavator and car extinguished. Firefighters from Tamworth