BREAKING NEWS...Seamer Road closed due to gas leak

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POLICE are advising members of the public to avoid Seamer Road in Scarborough following damage to a gas main in the road.

The road is closed between Valley Road and Queen Margaret’s Road and residents within a 100 meter radius of the break are being evacuated.

Police received a call at 12.50pm today from Northern Gas Networks, North Yorkshire Police are North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are at the scene.

Traffic diversions have been put in place at Valley Road and Queen Margaret’s Road.