Around 14 businesses were evacuated this morning after a car hit a gas main in Daventry.
It happened on Newton Close at around eleven o'clock. Police, fire crews and gas engineers spent hours at the scene trying to isolate the main.
Local residents were told to keep windows and doors shut.
UPDATE: The Daventry gas leak has now been capped. Cordons still in place at the moment however.
Around 14 businesses have been evacuated close to where the car hit a gas main in Newton Close, Daventry.
Police have said gas engineers are on their way. Speaking on local radio, they also said that anyone who smelled gas should keep doors and windows closed.
Industrial buildings in Daventry are being evacuated after a car crashed into a gas main.
The incident happened in Newton Close at around 11am . A number of buildings close to the scene are being evacuated.
A police cordon has been put up.
The family of a six month old girl killed by one of their dogs, 'paid the ultimate price' for having a banned breed.
Molly-Mae Wotherspoon was attacked by American Pit bull on 3rd October at her mother's home in Daventry.
Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Sarah Cooper.
An Inquest has heard how a family has 'paid the ultimate price' for owning a banned breed of dog.Read the full story ›
An Inquest into the death of a 6-month old baby who died after she was attacked by her family's dog, has been opened and adjourned today.
ITV News Anglia's Sarah Cooper sent this report from the Inquest at Northampton General Hospital.
An Inquest into the death of a six month old baby from Daventry in Northamptonshire who was killed by a family dog has been opened and adjourned.
The baby girl who died after she was attacked on Friday 3rd October, was named during the Inquest as Molly-Mae Wotherspoon.
The Coroner said the provisional cause of death was loss of blood due to a head wound sustained by a dog attack.
The dog which was destroyed at the time of the attack was later identified as an American Pit Bull, which is banned under the Dangerous Dog Act
"The public should be aware that this breed is classified as a dangerous dog under the Dangerous Dog Act for a reason and the the family paid the ultimate price for ownership of such a dog.
The Inquest was opened and adjourned until 11th February
The family of the six-month-old baby girl killed by an American pit bull dog have issued the following statement
“We wish to say at this point that we are totally devastated and in complete shock for the tragic loss of our little princess and ask that we are left alone to grieve at this horrific time and a full statement will be given in due course.”
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