Suspected Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations in Southwark

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Suspected Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations in Southwark

Emergency services are currently responding to a suspected gas leak on Southwark Street near Blackfriars Road in Southwark, prompting the evacuation of several buildings and road closures in the area.

Suspected Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations In Southwark

Fire crews arrived at the scene around 2:30pm today (June 5) and have cordoned off the affected area. As a precautionary measure, several buildings have been evacuated, and road closures and diversions have been implemented.

Suspected Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations In Southwark

Authorities are urging the public to avoid the vicinity of Southwark Street until the incident is resolved. The situation is currently being dealt with by emergency service personnel.

Suspected Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations In Southwark

Efforts to address the suspected gas leak are underway, with fire crews working alongside other emergency service colleagues to manage the situation.

Suspected Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations In Southwark

A spokesperson for the London Fire Brigade issued a statement, saying, “We’re currently at the scene of a suspected gas leak on Southwark Street in #Southwark. Emergency service colleagues are also in attendance. A cordon and road closure is in place and several buildings have been evacuated as a precaution. Please avoid the area at this time.”

Suspected Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations In Southwark

Further details regarding the incident, including the cause of the suspected gas leak and any potential impact, are expected to be provided as the situation develops. Additionally, the Metropolitan Police and London Ambulance Service have been contacted for additional information

Suspected Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations In Southwark

Suspected Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations In Southwark

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