Homes are being evacuated due to a major gas leak in Dawlish this morning, Monday 4th February.
The gas leak is at the Royal Mail Sorting Office in Brunswick Place.
The area is being evacuated and emergency services at the scene. Wales and West utility are also at the scene dealing with the leak.
Police have put a cordon in place.
The lawn and Brunswick Place has been sealed off by police. All they will tell me at present is it's an on going incident. pic.twitter.com/jYdTY4nkmC
— Dawlish Beach (@DawlishBeach) February 4, 2019
Residents in Brunswick Place area and Plantation Terrace also being asked to evacuate.
Residents and anyone in the area of Brunswick Place and Plantation Terrace are asked to evacuate the area at this time. Updates as we have them (2/2) @DSFireUpdates
— DevonCornwall Police (@DC_Police) February 4, 2019
Roads are also being closed:
#Devon In Dawlish Brunswick Place is CLOSED in the one-way system due to a gas leak between the A379 and Alexandra Road near the sorting office. The road is expected to remain closed for some time [PL]
— BBC Travel SouthWest (@BBCTravelSW) February 4, 2019
Updates as information becomes available.
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