Fire crews scrambled over reported gas explosion and more news

Fire crews were scrambled following reports of a gas explosion in The Colony. Read this and more.

FRIENDS PARTY: Exmouth’s FriendsUK Social Group is holding a Christmas Party.

It takes place at the Devoncourt Hotel on December 14. The theme for the evening will be ‘A Night at the Hollywood Oscars’ and will include a three-course dinner, murder mystery and music to dance to.

Guests are encouraged to dress to impress and bring on the Hollywood glamour. Tickets cost �25.50 each, and are available from David Gray (07845) 928393.

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GAS FEAR: Fire crews were scrambled following reports of a gas explosion in The Colony on Saturday, October 29.

Crews from Exmouth, led by Watch Commander Sturtivant, went to the home in Rosbery Road to find that a boiler was leaking water into the property.

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There was no sign of any gas leak, but an appliance from Middlemoor with a gas detector on board was used as a precaution.

Crews isolated the water leak and a gas engineer was called out.

The boiler was severely damaged by the water leak. However, the gas detector confirmed there was no gas leak from the boiler.

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TOUGH CHOICES: County chiefs will once again be asking you what services should be cut at the Tough Choices Road Show.

Like last year, Devon County Council is seeking people’s views on how local government cuts should be made.

This year the road show is on November 15 at 6.30pm in the Elizabeth Hall.

You can also give your views by going to: www.toughchoices.co.uk.

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