Suspected gas leak at Asda petrol station sees fire crews swoop into action

A SUSPECTED gas leak at an Asda petrol station in Fratton saw firefighters swoop into action amid concerns there could be an explosion.

Thursday, 24th October 2019, 9:23 am
Updated Thursday, 24th October 2019, 4:40 pm

Reports of a ‘strange smell’ emitting from the petrol station at the junction of Holbrook Road and Lake Road last night around 8pm alerted Southsea and Cosham fire crews.

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‘We were called out following reports of a strange smell – a suspected gas leak – but were not needed to take any action,’ a spokesman for Southsea Fire Station said.

Fire crews from Southsea and Cosham attended