Residents urged to close windows and entire estate evacuated after ruptured gas main in Derbyshire village

A ruptured gas main in a north Derbyshire village has seen residents evacuated and a safety warning issued by the fire service.

Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 12:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 12:16 pm

At 10.46am, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to attend an incident in the Wessington area.

Crews from Clay Cross, Alfreton and Matlock were deployed following a call from a member of the public reporting the smell of gas.

Residents are being advised to keep all windows and doors closed due to a ruptured gas main on Brackenfield Lane.

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A gas leak has occurred on Brackenfield Lane.

Residents living on the Brackenfield View estate have been evacuated while emergency services and Cadent Gas work to isolate the gas supply.

This story will be updated with any developments.