UPDATE: Residents allowed to home after gas main ruptures in Shirebrook

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Residents living on an street in Shirebrook have been allowed back into their homes after a gas main ruptured this afternoon (Tuesday).

Firefighters were called to Hill Crest just after 2.35pm and between 50 and 70 people were evacuated from 40 homes to the Shirevale Resource Centre on Rockley Way.

The fire service left the scene later that afternoon and the gas board took control.