'No smoking' warning issued after gas leak in Sheffield city centre

A ‘no smoking’ warning has been issued in Sheffield city centre following a gas leak.

Tuesday, 31st December 2019, 8:08 am

Engineers have been alerted to a leak on Norfolk Street, with passers-by claiming to be able to smell and ‘taste the gas in the air’.

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As a precaution, Cadent Gas Ltd said: “If you are in the vicinity of the escape or passing back by do not operate any electrical appliances or switches in any way, and do not smoke.

“Avoid anything that could be possible source of ignition.”

A gas leak has been reported on Norfolk Street in Sheffield city centre (PIC: @WinnerRobK)