Homes Evacuated In Laois Following Gas Leak

Emergency services were called to the scene earlier.

A number of people were evacuated from their homes in Laois today, after a reported gas leak.

Portlaoise Fire Brigade was attended the scene in Kilminchy at about 12.30 this afternoon.

They secured the area and a Bord Gáis repair crew was called.

It's beleived the gas mains in the area were accidentally ruptured.

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