Sink Hole Flooding Incident


Location: Old Swan, Liverpool

Fire crews have been called to an incident which has resulted in a sinkhole approximately 15 x 20 feet in Green Lane, Old Swan, Liverpool.

Crews were alerted at 10.32pm and on scene at 10.36pm. 3 fire engines are now in attendance. 

The incident has generated running water which is affecting the junction of Prescot Road 500 metres west and Green Lane 100 metres north. Road closures are in place and several properties in the area are being affected. The suspected cause is a ruptured water main but this is not yet confirmed. Crews are working to restrict the flow of water and utilities companies are in attendance. 

Residents nearby and the public should avoid the area, as should any motorists. The incident is ongoing.