Engineers from Northern Gas Networks were called at around 11.30am on Monday, April 1 to a gas explosion in Collingwood Court, Washington, Tyne & Wear.

The area was immediately made safe and the surrounding properties were evacuated by the incident control team at Northumbria Police.

NGN engineers have now left the site and will continue to assist with the ongoing investigation if required.

If you have any questions or queries about the incident please contact Northumbria Police.  

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