BREAKING NEWS: Gas in Chichester

THE Observer is investigating reports of a possible gas cloud in Chichester after residents complained of a strong smell.

Residents who got in touch with us said they were initially told it was a ‘harmless gas cloud’, however, we have since received reports of people being evacuated from their homes.

Southern Gas and Electric said it was sending an engineer out to investigate the problem. Further information is expected at around 4.30pm.

The Observer has also requested information from the Environment Agency.

Have you been affected by the smell? Have you been evacuated?

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