Police, firefighters and ambulance staff are currently at the scene of John Lewis in Bluewater Shopping Centre which has been evacuated. It is believed the chemical spillage was from a fridge in the department store.
There are unconfirmed reports of injuries as a result of the leak.
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Oliver Dearlove died 24 hours after receiving the fatal blow outside Morden's wine bar in Blackheath last summer.