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Dover chemical spill exercise

Emergency teams are heading to the port of Dover to clean up a chemical spill after a lorry. Hundreds of firefighters, paramedics and police will be taking part in the simulation to test the region's emergency response teams.

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Emergency services prepare for 'dirty bomb'

A security exercise is underway at the Port of Dover Credit: ITV News

A major security exercise is underway at the Port of Dover designed to test the ability of Kent's emergency services to deal with a terror attack.The scenario is that two terrorists have detonated a 'dirty bomb', exposing 50 border control staff to hazardous chemicals.

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