Update after gas main ruptured in Mickley

18 Mar 2015 11:26 AM

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This is an update in relation to the gas leak in West Road, Mickley, in West Northumberland.

Officers are currently at the scene and a cordon has been put in place as a precaution.

Within the safety cordon there are nine houses and a garage that have been evacuated temporarily.

A section of the A695 is currently closed between New Ridley Road and West Road in Prudhoe and there are clearly marked diversions in place.

Officers at the scene are reporting no delays to traffic and minimal disruption to local residents.

Police are working with other agencies to get the incident resolved as soon as possible.

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