BREAKING NEWS - Chemical spill at West Burton power station

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Gainsborough news

EMERGENCY services from across the area are currently dealing with a potentially dangerous chemical spill at West Burton power station, near Gainsborough.

Fire crews from Retford, Misterton and Gainsborough and an Environmental Protection Unit from Stockhill are currently dealing with the spillage of hydrazine at the power station on Gainsborough Road in West Burton.

Hydrazine is a flammable liquid with an ammonia-like odour and is also highly toxic and can be dangerously unstable unless handled in solution.

This incident is ongoing.

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