Ebene News – GB – Ramsbottom explosion: evacuation as house collapses leaving two people in hospital

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Emergency services are checking the area after evacuating neighboring residents of Ramsbottom near Bury, according to the Manchester Evening News

According to a Manchester Evening News reporter, two other women, who were assessed at the scene, were not seriously injured

Police officers are present on the scene, as well as three fire trucks and a technical intervention unit

According to the Manchester Evening News, “the gas lines are being checked” as the proximity of the scene to a railway bridge could affect rail service

On Twitter, GMP Bury North wrote: “Officers are currently at the scene of a collapsed house on East View in Summerseat, Ramsbottom, following a call just before 9 a.m.30h tonight

“Emergency services are present and a number of residents are currently being evacuated as a precaution”

The Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service used the social media platform to urge people to stay away from the area

“We currently have three fire trucks and a number of support units on site. Please avoid the area”

Bury North MP James Daly confirmed he was briefed on the incident in a Twitter post

Hello everyone, due to a major incident in the # bl9 #bury area we had to pull supplies from 60 properties At present we don’t have an estimated time to restore but updates will follow Thanks Michael

“Emergency services are currently on scene and I urge everyone to stay away from the area and stay in your home unless emergency services ask you to leave”

Electricity North West said in a statement that supply to 60 properties had to be suspended due to the incident

The vendor added: “At the moment we don’t have an estimated restore time, but updates will follow”

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Ebene News – GB – Ramsbottom explosion: evacuation as house collapses leaving two people in hospital

Source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/1399308/ramsbottom-explosion-evacuation-house-collapse-bury-manchester-hospital-ont