Peterborough: Gas Leak Closes Down Part of Fengate

A part of Peterborough's eastern district was closed this afternoon after a gas leak.

National Grid Transco have told Heart: "We were called at 11.32am to a report of a gas escape in Newark Road, Peterborough.

A gas regulator had been damaged by a third party. We are currently on site repairing the damage."

A Transco spokesman says if anyone smells gas or has concerns about gas safety, they should call 0800 111 999.

Currently police have closed off Newark Road and Empson Road and say several buildings have been evacuated.

1355 update:

Vicarage Farm Road is also closed.

1455 update:

All roads now re-opened.

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