Ipswich chemical spill

AN IPSWICH street was closed for more than two hours today after 30litres of dangerous chemical leaked onto the roadway.

AN IPSWICH street was closed for more than two hours today after 30litres of dangerous chemical leaked onto the roadway.

Firefighters were called to London Road and needed to wear gas-tight suits to deal with the spilt liquid, believed to have fallen off the back of a lorry.

The liquid was potassium hydroxide solution, used in camera films, and can cause severe burns and eye damage if people come into contact with it.

See tonight's Evening Star for the full story.

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