Evacuation of Nottingham road following explosion

Environmental Protection Units arrived to assess the situation Credit: ITV News Central

Fire services have today evacuated a road in Nottingham following a small explosion after two chemicals were mixed accidentally.

The incident happened today (April 9) on Mansfield Road, Sherwood, inside a Boots Chemist.

A fire officer said that two chemicals were being mixed together in the store, they reacted, heated up and there was a small explosion.

The store and vicinity has been evacuated as a precautionary measure.

The road was evacuated as a precautionary measure Credit: ITV News Central
The area hosed down by fire crews Credit: ITV News Central

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Road evacuated after explosion

Fire services have today evacuated a road in Sherwood following a small explosion after two chemicals were mixed accidentally in a Boots store.