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Homes evacuated in Derby after an incident involving chemicals

Posted on 22nd September 2014

Police evacuate houses in Derby after an incident involving chemicals.

Police received a call to Nuns Street at 5.30pm today to an incident at a business premises.

Officers are currently at the scene with the fire and ambulance service and are working to evacuate people from their homes on Mill Street, Bridge Street and Nuns Street.

Anyone that is currently still in their home is asked to go outside and beyond the police cordon. The cordon may be in place for some time whilst the area is made safe.

Students living in the area should make their way to St Christopher's on Ashbourne Road or Peak Court on Lodge Lane.

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