Residents evacuated from block of Scarborough flats

Fire crews were called to a gas leak at a block of flats in Scarborough.
Fire crews were called to a gas leak at a block of flats in Scarborough.

Residents have been evacuated from a block of flats in Scarborough following a gas leak.

Fire crews from Scarborough and Malton were called to the block on Grosvenor Crescent at 10.13pm last night (September 19).

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said that one woman in her 20s was treated on the scene for sickness and the block was evacuated.

The spokesman said: "Crews isolated gas supplies and ventilated property. Gas engineers attended the site and the incident has been left in their hands."