Two people rushed to Blackpool Victoria Hospital after gas leak on Gorton Street

Gorton Street in Blackpool.
Gorton Street in Blackpool.
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Ambulances rushed two people to Blackpool Victoria Hospital after a gas leak was detected on Gorton Street.

Fire engines were called at around 3am to a gas leak at a house on Gorton Street in Blackpool.

Firefighters say they rescued two people who were then taken to hospital by the North West Ambulance Service.

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Crews then isolated the gas supply and used a gas monitor and a positive ventilation fan to clear the building.

Fire fighters worked at the property for around an hour.