Gas cloud poses 'no risk'

Residents along the south coast are being reassured that a cloud that left a smell of gas in the air poses no risk. The cloud is believed to have come across from an accidental discharge from a factory in France.

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Gas smell calls came early in the morning - Fire Service interview

Emergency Services from across the region have been reporting receiving calls from the public today about a strange gassy smell in the air. The source was tracked down to an accidental discharge from a gasworks factory at Rouen in France.

Officials say the gas poses no risk to the public. ITV Meridian spoke to Martin Adams from the Kent Fire & Rescue Service, about how they first heard of the problem.

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