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Heysham Port closed due to 'serious' chemical leak

Wed, 12 Aug 2020

© Copyright Robin Drayton and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
© Copyright Robin Drayton and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Heysham Port has been closed this morning due to a serious chemical leak.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service says six crews are on scene tackling the spillage.

Fire crews in hazmat suits are dealing with a spill of nitric acid which leaked from a tanker at around 5am.

The port remains closed.

Ben-My-Chree sailings between Douglas and Heysham could be affected.

 


 

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