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Cardiff Bay chemical leak: Three in hospital as public urged to close windows and doors

Emergency services were called to reports of a chemical leak at Queen Alexandra Dock just after 11am and three people were taken to hospital as a precaution, police said

An aerial view of the Queen Alexandra Dock in Cardiff Harbour
Locals in the Queen Alexandra Dock area are advised to keep their windows and doors closed (stock photo)

Three people have been hospitalized today following reports of a chemical leak in Cardiff Bay.

Emergency services were called to Queen Alexandra Dock just after 11am and the public was warned to stay away from the area.

The South Wales Fire and Rescue Service advised locals living nearby to keep their windows and doors closed.

A South Wales Police spokesman said: “South Wales Police have been called to reports of a chemical leak at Queen Alexandra Dock in Butetown.

“The fire service recorded the incident. Three people were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

“Please avoid the area and keep windows and doors closed when in the Queen Alexandra Docks area. Please do not contact our control room regarding this incident.”

A Fire Brigade spokesman added: “Due to an ongoing incident we are asking that all doors and windows be closed at Queen Alexandra Docks, Cardiff.”

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