Streets closed and homes evacuated over safety fears in Rotherham

Three streets were closed and a number of homes were evacuated after a gas engineer raised fears about the safety of a property in Rotherham earlier today.

Monday, 25th February 2019, 12:54 pm
Updated Monday, 25th February 2019, 12:57 pm
Central Avenue, Rotherham

Central Avenue, Green Road and Moor Road in East Dene were closed as a ‘precaution’ after ‘a gas engineer raised concerns about the safety of a property,’ according to South Yorkshire Police.

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Central Avenue, Rotherham

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South Yorkshire Police said the road closures and evacuations were a ‘precautionary measure' and stressed that there had not been an explosion.