Road re-opened after suspected gas leak

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A ROAD has re-opened after it was closed due to a suspected gas leak.

Seaton Carew Road was closed from the Hartlepool Power Station junction to the A1185.

Police and fire services had been made aware of a report of a smell of gas in the area, near the gas handling plant.

Gas engineers were sent to deal with the incident after it was reported around 10.30am on Saturday.

The road was re-opened around lunchtime.