Ruptured gas pipe causes Bromborough road closures

Emergency services attended an incident in Bromborough late last night (Thursday, 27 July) and a number of properties were evacuated.

Firefighters from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service were called just at 9:36pm and on scene at 9:44pm to a report of a ruptured gas pipe.

Merseyside Police put a number of road closures in place whilst the incident was being dealt with. A number of properties were evacuated as a precaution and a 75m cordon was put in place.

Police were stood down from the incident at around 1.45am.

Officers and staff from Wirral Council helped to evacuate local residents as a precaution.

Cadent was called out to assess and rectify the situation.


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