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15 treated after chemical spill

South West Ambulance Service say 15 people needed treatment for 'minor injuries and eye irritations' after a chemical spill in Pool.

None were taken to hospital or required further treatment.

Emergency services were called in on Tuesday after a drum reportedly fell off a lorry on Dudnance Lane. The area was been cordoned off, with crews from six areas on the scene, along with police and ambulance services.

Fire crews at the chemical spill in Pool Credit: @FalmouthCFRS

Fire crews tackle chemical spill near Redruth

People are being advised to avoid the area around Dudnance Lane. Credit: Cornwall Fire & Rescue Service

Fire crews are dealing with a chemical spill at a laundry company in Pool, near Redruth.

The incident started after a drum reportedly fell off a lorry on Dudnance Lane. The area has been cordoned off, with crews from six areas on the scene, along with police and ambulance services.

People are being advised to avoid the surrounding area.

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