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Ruptured gas pipeline lands Fife Council in court

See on Scoop.it – Beat The Cowboy Builder Fife Council has been fined £24,000 for safety failings after workers ruptured an underground gas pipeline. A hundred homes and businesses, as well as a primary school, had to be evacuated following the ruptured pipeline at the council’s Milesmark Depot in Carnock Road, Dunfermline, on 11 June 2010. Dunfermline Sheriff Court heard yesterday that although there were no casualties as a result of the incident, it was a potentially fatal incident. Members of the [...]