Time Incident Posted: 20:50

Incident Date: 19/06/2017

Incident Location: Incident Location: Baldwin Avenue Wigston

Incident Number: 8887

Incident Type: Gas leak

Initial Emergency Call Received: 19:24

Fire and Rescue Service Vehicles Attended: 2 pumps from Wigston Fire Station

Officer(s) in Charge of Incident:

Time Incident Closed:

Damage: NA

Believed Cause: NA

Initial Information: Call received from Police requesting Fire Service assistance at a gas leak

Updated Incident Information: On arrival Incident Commander confirmed - Car had hit the gas meter box, 1 person with injuries being treated by Fire Crew. Ambulance and Gas company required.
Fire crews have moved the vehicle away from the meter box.
Police evacuating neighbouring houses as a precaution.
20:13hrs - Gas believed to be isolated, some residents being allowed back into their homes, gas company in attendance, 2 casualties being treated by doctor.
20:30hrs - STOP message Gas confirmed as isolated, all occupants being allowed to return to their homes and advice being given.
Casualties being taken to hospital.

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