Police urge people to stay away from Sheffield street after gas leak

Members of the public have been urged to stay away from a Sheffield street following a major gas leak.

Hatfield House Lane, Shiregreen, is sealed off this morning at its junction with Bellhouse Road while engineers deal with the incident.

Homes have been evacuated following a gas leak in Shiregreen this morning (Pic: BBC Radio Sheffield)

Homes have been evacuated following a gas leak in Shiregreen this morning (Pic: BBC Radio Sheffield)

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Homes were evacuated in the early hours following the discovery of the leak.

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A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "It is essential that members of the public avoid Hatfield House Lane junction with Bellhouse Road whilst we work with partners to deal with a major gas leak.

"We are working hard to minimise disruption and restore normality as quickly as possibly and avoiding the area will assist us to do so. Thank you."

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