South Belfast gas leak 'caused by copper theft'
- 3 February 2014
- From the section Northern Ireland
Burglars may have caused a gas leak in south Belfast after a break-in on Sunday.
The thieves stole copper from a house in Camden Street that was under renovation.
A number of properties in the area were evacuated after a suspected gas leak was reported. The area was declared safe a short time later by the fire service.
Police believe the gas leak may have been caused by the theft of the copper.