Acid spill evacuation drama

EMERGENCY services were today dealing with a chemical spill at a leisure centre in Norfolk.

EMERGENCY services were today dealing with a chemical spill at a leisure centre in Norfolk.

The Marina Centre in Great Yarmouth was evacuated at around 9am after a hydrochloric acid container was over-filled, causing fumes to escape.

Police cordoned off the area in Marine Parade, while around 40 firefighters liaised with the leisure management and the chemical company to tackle the spillage.

A spokesman for Norfolk fire service said it would be a long, ongoing operation.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus