Gas cylinder leak

Three fire engines were involved in a 10-hour operation dealing with a leaking gas cylinder at the Staney Hill yesterday.

The area had been cordoned off and firemen were still involved venting and monitoring the acetylene cylinder until after midnight. The  fire brigade was alerted at  2.25pm. Two sets of breathing apparatus, a ground monitor and thermal imaging camera were used in the operation.

The Old North Road is understood to have been closed for a time while the incidentwas being dealt with.


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