Hampshire 'hazardous materials incident' probed

Hedge End is about six miles east of Southampton city centre. Credit: Google Maps

Rescue services said they are investigating a suspected "hazardous materials incident" at a shopping centre in Hampshire.

The Hedge End retail centre was evacuated after the alarm was raised at about 5pm today.

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Gas leak at shopping centre

Emergency services have said there is no further risk to the public after a gas leak from a refrigeration unit at a shopping centre in Southampton. 62 people had been seen by paramedics but only one person was taken to hospital as a precaution.