UPDATE: A151 reopened after fuel leak

Monday, 4pm: The main road through Whaplode is open again.

The A151 reopened at 2pm when emergency services were satisfied that a leak of liquid propane gas fuel no longer presented a danger.

Monday, 11.45am: EMERGENCY services have closed one of South Holland’s roads to clean up a fuel leak.

A vehicle at the Jet petrol station off the A151 at Whaplode is reported to be leaking LPG fuel.

The A151 is currently closed while firefighters clean up the spill, with local diversions are in place via Church Lane and Mill Lane.

Police are also at the scene.

It is unknown how long the road will be closed.