Road closed after gas main cut in Oakham

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STAMFORD Road in Oakham was closed for 40 minutes this morning after contractors cut through a main gas pipe.

The incident caused a small fire but it was put out before fire crews from Oakham reached the scene.

Police closed the road from 9.40am to 10.20am to ensure there was no danger.

Fire crews left the scene in the hands of the gas board who were repairing the pipe.