Explosion at gas pumping station forces police to close road in Orton Malborne

Police are warning Peterborough residents that there is a road closure in place due following an explosion in Orton Malborne.

Thursday, 24th November 2016, 9:13 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 10:31 am
Road closed.

Officers have cordoned off the area around a gas pumping station in Brewerne following what they described as a “minor explosion” last night.

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Police were informed of the explosion at 7.48am this morning, Thursday November 24, and have closed the road as a precaution for public safety.

Officers are currently waiting for National Grid to arrive.