Ballyholme Yacht Club evacuated after gas leak

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Overlooking the scene of the gas leak at Ballyholme in north Down - pic by Weng photography

By Hannah Spratt

Ballyholme Yacht Club in north Down was evacuated on Saturday following a gas leak.

Residents in several nearby properties on the Seacliff Road were also advised to leave their homes.

It's understood a gas pipe ruptured and residents reported hearing a loud bang.

The emergency services spent much of the afternoon at the scene.

 

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