MORE than 50 of the Marsden homes without gas were reconnected by 4.30pm.
Engineers are having to go into every property separately and thoroughly check that the supplies are safe to be switched back on.
Northern Gas Networks hope to have all 125 customers reconnected by 10pm tonight.
The gas went off last night when temperatures plunged to around -6.
Water had leaked into a gas pipe creating a safety issue. Engineers have found and repaired the issue.
Marsden Mechanics Institute on Peel Street is offering people affected the chance to warm up and enjoy a hot drink.