Gas leak closes road between Irthlingborough and Rushden

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Fire crews are at the scene of a gas leak in the east of the county.

Ditchford Lane is closed between Croyland Motors in Rushden and the Irthlingborough turning.

A police spokesman said: "Members of the public are advised to avoid the area where possible.

"Residents nearby are also advised to keep their windows and doors closed."

It's not yet known when the road will re-open.