Part Of Building Collapses In Southampton

28 March 2010, 10:22

People living in flats in Southampton had to be evacuted on Sunday morning after part of the building collapsed.

Falling debis hit pipework causing a gas leak at the building in Kingsclere Close. Emergency crews were called just after 6.30am.

Eleven people were led to safety by firefighters following the collapse and a large number of residents were being housed at a church in Weston Lane.

Nearby roads were closed for safety reasons but it doesn't look like anyone was hurt.