Residents evacuated after gas leak

Firefighters from Chesterfield were called after reports of a mains gas leak in the area.

Saturday, 19th May 2018, 5:00 pm
Updated Saturday, 19th May 2018, 5:06 pm
A vet attended the scene and sedated the horse while fire crews set about the rescue operation using ropes and hoists.
A vet attended the scene and sedated the horse while fire crews set about the rescue operation using ropes and hoists.

They attended Hollis Lane, Chesterfield, at around 10.10pm yesterday (Friday, May 18).

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Crews assisted Derbyshire Police to evacuate the area and ran out safety jets as a precaution while awaiting arrival of Cadent Gas Ltd to isolate the leak.