A road has reopened and residents have returned to their homes after properties were evacuated following a gas leak in Glasgow.
Emergency services and SGN engineers were called to the city’s Inverewe Avenue on Thursday evening after damage to a gas network, the Scottish Gas Network confirmed.
A number of properties were evacuated as a “precaution”, officers confirmed.
Nitshill Road, in Glasgow, was also closed in both directions and drivers were advised to find an alternative route.
On Thursday, a SGN spokesperson said: “Nitshill Road, Glasgow, is being closed both ways, between Spiersbridge Roundabout and the M77, following third party damage to our gas network.
“M77 motorists exiting at junction three Nitshill Interchange will be affected.”
At around 4am on Friday morning, police confirmed that Nitshill Road had reopened.
Residents were able to get back into their properties shortly after 11pm on Thursday, several hours after being evacuated.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 5pm on Thursday, May 11, 2023, we received a report of a gas leak in Inverewe Avenue, Glasgow.
“A number of properties were evacuated as a precaution and a cordon was put in place. Nearby roads were closed.
“The utility company deemed it safe for residents to return to their homes around 11.05pm.
“All roads were re-opened around 3.10am.”
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