Gas leak closes stretch of A449 Stafford Road

Motorists faced delays this afternoon due to a gas leak on a major Wolverhampton road.

Firefighters at a gas leak on Stafford Road. Photo: @GreenWatch_FP
Firefighters at a gas leak on Stafford Road. Photo: @GreenWatch_FP

Firefighters closed a stretch of the A449 Stafford Road heading out of the city for more than an hour as a result of the leak.

The road is now fully back open.

West Midlands Fire Service were called at 1.46pm to reports of the leak at the Goodyear Island.

One fire appliance and brigade response vehicle were at the scene.

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