Emergency services called to 'manhole explosion' in Lighthorne Heath

Emergency services have been out to a 'manhole explosion' in Lighthorne Heath this afternoon (Thursday).

Thursday, 25th July 2019, 6:21 pm
A fire engine is at the scene. Photo by James Cleverley

A fire engine and a police van have been spotted on Leam Road.

According to a witness there was a fire around 8ft that came out of a BT manhole cover and that there is a road block '.

A spokesperson from Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service said that firefighters are at the scene but that it was an electrical issue and they are awaiting the arrival of Western Power.

A fire engine is at the scene. Photo by James Cleverley
The manhole cover after the explosion. Photo by James Cleverley
Emergency services are at the scene. Photo by James Cleverley