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Gas leak at petrol station near Forth Road Bridge

Shell Service Station in South Queesferry Pic: John Easton
At least 20 firefighters are at the Shell Service Station in South Queesferry

Emergency services are dealing with a gas leak at a petrol station in South Queensferry, near Edinburgh.

The Forth Road Bridge was closed for five minutes as a precaution, and police said the Echline slip road would be shut for a few hours.

Staff evacuated the Shell Service Station after the leak was discovered at 12:23.

At least 20 firefighters are at the scene and the police have been dealing with road closures.

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