A259 closed due to gas leak

Police have closed the A259 Littlehampton Road due to a gas leak near Asda supermarket.

Saturday, 21st January 2017, 7:35 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:46 pm
The A259 was closed at around 6pm following the gas leak outside Ferring Asda. Picture Eddie Mitchell

The road remains closed in both directions due to the incident in Ferring, and it is understood Asda has been evacuated.

One eye-witness said gas experts, police and the fire service members remained on the scene at 7.20pm and that gas was ‘roaring out like a jet engine...the smell is incredible’.

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