Trafford Park chemical leak

Greater Manchester Police and Fire Service are dealing with a chemical leak at Trafford Park Industrial Estate. 13 fire engines have been sent to the industrial unit on Tenax Road. A number of roads have been closed in the area as a precaution.

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Large area cordoned off after chemical leak

Police cordon around Trafford Park Credit: ITV Granada

Police are advising residents in the Trafford Park area to stay indoors with their windows closed after a chemical leak. The chemical is believed to be hydrochloric acid. A building on Tenax Road has been evacuated.

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Major incident at Trafford Park

Large parts of Trafford Park in Manchester have been cordoned off tonight because of a suspected chemical leak. 13 fire appliances have been sent to the scene, in what the Manchester Fire and Rescue services have described as a 'major' incident.

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