Gas pipe ruptures in Southampton

Firefighters are working in Victor Street, Shirley, to contain a ruptured gas pipe.

Crews from Redbridge and St Mary’s Fire Stations are on the scene.

According to firefighters on the scene, the pipeline burst into flames during work to dig a trench.

They are now waiting for an electricity specialist so they can extinguish the fire.

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Police are at the scene and Victor Street remains open.

A statement issued by the school said: “There has been an incident today at Wordsworth Primary School involving a gas pipe. 

“The police and fire brigade are currently on site and dealing with the issue.”

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