Gas leak in Padiham

Date: 02/07/2020

Time: 13:47:00

Address: Manchester Road, Padiham

Incident Number: 2007000487

UPDATE 18:50: We have now left this incident. Cadent engineers continue to work and road closures are expected to remain in place overnight.

One fire engine from Padiham is in attendance at a gas leak on Manchester Road in Padiham. Lancashire Police and Cadent Gas are also in attendance. A cordon is in place while Cadent engineers deal with the leak. Manchester Road is closed at Simpson Street, Hapton and Lancaster Drive, Padiham. Please avoid the area.

Very important: if you’re nearby and smell gas, report it to 0800 111 999 immediately – what you’re smelling may not be related to this incident – and keep your windows and doors closed.