Water main burst in Nelson

Date: 25/12/2018

Time: 11:18:00

Address: Southfield Street, Nelson

Incident Number: 1812007176

Two fire engines and crews from Nelson have been assigned to an incident at which a water main under the road at Southfield Street in the town has burst, lifting the cobbles and threatening to flood houses. Firefighters are at work diverting the water and United Utilities personnel are in attendance to isolate the water supply. There are no casualties.

Updates will be posted when available.

Update at 2.03pm: United Utilities have isolated the supply to the burst main and firefighters remain at the scene pumping away the residual surface water.