Gas terminal stages emergency exercise

The Bacton terminal brings gas ashore from the North Sea and Europe Credit: ITV Anglia

A major emergency exercise will take place today at a gas terminal on the Norfolk coast.

The Bacton complex receives natural gas from the southern North Sea. It also has pipeline connections to Europe and the UK.

The exercise will test emergency procedures at the site Credit: ITV Anglia

People living near the site are being told not to be alarmed if they hear sirens and see emergency vehicles arriving at the terminal.