Large gas leak closes part of Penryn

  • 2 November 2013
  • From the section Cornwall

A large gas leak has closed part of a town centre in Cornwall.

The county's fire and rescue service said the leak at Penryn was discovered at 11:30 GMT. It was mended temporarily before gas engineers could begin work on it.

Engineers from Wales and West Utilities have dug up part of the road to repair the leak.

People living close by were advised to stay indoors and keep their windows open.

Lower Market Street was shut at The Terrace, in the direction of Penryn Community College, but the road in the other direction remained open.

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