Reports of a gas leak in Handforth
13/08/2019 - 21:41Address:
Wilmslow Road, Handforth. Attendance:
One fire engine attended from WilmslowDetails
At around 9.40pm firefighters were called to reports of a suspected gas leak on Wilmslow Road in Handforth.
On arrival at the scene the crew were informed by a local resident that they had heard a loud bang and seen flames coming from the roadway, which they had extinguished.
A safety cordon was put in place as a precautionary measure, the crew then used a gas detector to locate the source of the leak.
After locating the source, the crew used a hose reel jet to disperse the gas and prevent it from igniting.
The site was then passed to Candent Gas.
Firefighters were in attendance for approximately 90 minutes.
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