Hundreds told to keep windows closed after gas leak in Northampton
Road cordoned off in the Mounts while engineers carry out repairs
Hundreds of residents in Northampton have been told to keep windows closed after a gas leak was discovered on Friday (January 14).
Motorists are being advised to avoid Hunter Street in The Mounts which is closed while engineers isolate the leak..
A Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue spokesman said: "Two crews from Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service were called to the road in the Mounts area of the town at about 6pm on Friday.
"We are currently working with gas distribution company Cadent to isolate the leak. Cordons are in place and Hunter Street is expected to be closed until about 10pm."