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Families evacuated following gas leak in Fillingham

Families have been evacuated following a gas leak from a field in Lincolnshire.

Police were called to the scene in Fillingham near to Gainsborough around 6.45pm last night after reports of the leak.

It is suspected that farming machinery hit an underground pipe in a field causing the leak, which has led to four families being evacuated.

The National Grid continue work to repair the damaged pipe, road closures remain in place surrounding the site.