gas explosion

Company fined £150,000 following fatal gas explosion

An asbestos removal contractor has been fined £150,000 after a worker was fatally injured and another worker seriously injured in a gas explosion. Hamilton Sheriff’s Court heard how on 5 October 2017, workers were removing a boiler and pipework, and overspraying walls to remove asbestos residue, at the former Pastoral Centre in Bonkle Road, Newmains […]

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Four injured in suspected gas explosion in Wandsworth

Four people have been injured in a suspected gas explosion in Wandsworth. At approximately 0725hrs on Wednesday 31 July police were called to Garratt Lane, SW17 following reports of a gas explosion. @BBCNews Garratt Lane building blew up at 7am this morning — Camille Marek (@marekcamille) July 31, 2019 Officers, London Ambulance Service and […]

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Two people rushed to hospital after becoming trapped in rubble following suspected gas explosion

Two people were rushed to hospital after becoming trapped in rubble following a suspected gas explosion. The incident happened on Saturday 23rd September at a house in Charles Street, Blackpool, when the building collapsed, trapping two people. 6 fire engines plus specialist search and rescue units were quickly on the scene, who freed and treated the victims, […]

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