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‘Major gas leak’ prompts evacuations by Clywedog Road South on Wrexham Industrial Estate

Update: Phil Davies, Wales & West Utilities Operational Manager for Wrexham said: “We’re working to repair a gas leak at a commercial unit on Clywedog Road South on the Wrexham Industrial Estate. This was caused by a vehicle damaging an above-ground part of the gas network.

“Our team have now stopped the leak and are working as safely and as quickly as possible to repair the damage and get things back to normal. Clywedog Road South was temporarily closed but has now reopened.

“Gas to the affected unit has been temporarily switched off, but there is no impact on the supply of gas to other homes and businesses in the area.”

“If anyone smells gas, thinks they have a gas leak or suspects carbon monoxide poisoning, they should call us on 0800 111 999 and our engineers will be there to help, day or night.”

Update: Police have said road has now reopened, the gas company is on scene and making the area safe.

Original information below…

Police and the Fire and Rescue Service are attending the scene, with Clywedog Road South closed off after a suspected gas leak.

We are told the relevant gas company is due to be attend the incident inside the hour, and ‘an earlier accident has caused a major gas leak’.

Thanks to John for the below picture.

Thanks to Matt for the top image.

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