Homes evacuated after reports of gas leak in Ashill

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service.

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service. - Credit: Archant

Some homes in Ashill were evacuated on Wednesday after reports of a gas leak following a collision.

Two fire appliances attended and a cordon was placed around the affected area on Watton Road.

Norfolk Fire Service said: 'There is a small evacuation of the surrounding houses taking place and the gas board are currently on route.'

Crews attended at around 7.30pm following reports of a leak, and remained on scene until the gas board were able to assess the situation.