Essex Police have withdrawn their advice to residents to stay indoors after an explosion at a chemical plant in West Thurrock this evening.
A spokeswoman said the chemical smell had dissipated and any danger had passed.
More top news
Jeremy Corbyn's economic policies would harm the poor and leave the Tories in power for a decade, Chris Leslie has warned.
Landlords have been warned they could face up to five years in prison if they fail to remove illegal immigrants from properties.
A picture of Cecil the lion - the animal killed by an American dentist in Zimbabwe - has been projected on to the Empire State Building.