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Firefighters tackling chemical spill in city centre car park

The Argus: Firefighters tackling chemical spill in city centre car park Firefighters tackling chemical spill in city centre car park

Firefighters have now left a chemical leak in a public car park.

Fire crews were called to the spill in The Lanes Car Park in Black Lion Street, Brighton, at just after 9.15am this morning.

The substance was initially thought to be chlorine but was later discovered to be heavily-diluted sodium hydroxide, more commonly known as caustic soda, in the car park beneath the Thistle Hotel.

Fire crews left the scene at 10am after clearing up the spill.

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12:16pm Fri 11 Apr 14

Tailgaters Anonymous says...

It's back!
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It's back! :-) Tailgaters Anonymous
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3:26pm Fri 11 Apr 14

Brighton Living says...

Did this not happen some years back!
Did this not happen some years back! Brighton Living
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