Devon

Gas leak causes disruption at Penn Inn roundabout in Newton Abbot

Gas leak scene
Image caption Engineers worked throughout the evening to repair the leak

Traffic was disrupted and businesses evacuated following a gas leak near high voltage electricity cables in Devon.

A supermarket and restaurant were evacuated shortly after 17:00 GMT on Thursday after reports of a mains gas leak in a car park at the Penn Inn roundabout in Newton Abbot.

Engineers worked throughout the evening to repair the leak and the road has since reopened.

There are no reported injuries.

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