A gas main on West Road, in Mickley, has ruptured causing a gas leak. A few properties have been evacuated as a result and a cordon is in place. Emergency services are at the scene.
The A695 is currently closed between New Ridley Road and West Road Prudhoe and diversions are in place.
A man is due to appear in court charged with death by dangerous driving, after a woman was killed in Northumberland.
64-year-old Kathleen Heslop, from Prudhoe, died after she was hit by a car while walking her dog on the town's outskirts on Saturday night.
26-year-old David Paul Robinson of Woodhead Road in Prudhoe has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, failing to report an accident and several other driving offences.
Police are continuing to question a man after a woman was killed in Northumberland in a suspected hit and run.
65-year-old Kathleen Heslop died after she was hit by a car while walking her dog on the town's outskirts on Saturday night.
A dog walker killed in a suspected hit and run has been named as Kathleen Heslop, 64, from Prudhoe.
A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, in connection with the death of a woman in Prudhoe last night.
Northumbria Police are appealing for information from anyone who may have seen a car which hit a pedestrian and her dog late last night in Prudhoe, killing both of them.
Police officers have carried out a fingertip search of the area around which a woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver.
The 64-year-old dog walker was thought to have been crossing the road near Prudhoe Hospital on Saturday evening when she was hit by a car, which did not stop. Her dog also died.
A 64-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car while out walking her dog in Prudhoe, Northumberland. The vehicle left the scene without reporting it. Her dog also died.
It happened on the B6395, near Prudhoe Hospital, at 10:25pm on Saturday. Police have set up an incident room to trace the car involved.
Three people have been arrested after raids took place this morning (November 21st) where drugs and money were seized from addresses in Prudhoe and Greenside.
A 31-year-old man, a 53-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man, have been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs.
£30,000 in cash, believed to have been gained through criminal activity, and around £2,000 worth of Class A drugs have also been seized.
The raids took place at addresses in Brettonby Avenue, in Stocksfield, Castle Lea, Masters Crescent and Moorside in Prudhoe and Rose Terrace in Greenside.