East Sussex Beach Closed in Suspected Chemical Leak

StoryfulNewsPublished: August 27, 2017
Published: August 27, 2017

Fire services were treating dozens of people in a suspected chemical incident around Birling Gap beach in East Sussex on Sunday evening, August 27. Beachgoers reported breathing difficulties and eye irritation after a haze settled over the area. East Sussex police warned nearby residents to stay indoors and keep windows shut. In a statement they said that the source of the gas had not yet been established. Footage shows a haze hanging over the beach and people clearing out visibly irritated. Credit: Twitter/Kyle_Crickmore via Storyful

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