Chemical leakage in Cardiff Bay: Three people are admitted to hospital and told by the public to shut down all windows and doors

The emergency services were dispatched shortly after 11am to report a chemical leakage at Queen Alexandra Dock. Three people were taken by ambulance to the hospital as a precaution.

Residents in Queen Alexandra Dock are advised to keep their doors and windows locked (file photo).

Due to concerns about a chemical spillage at Cardiff Bay today, three people were taken to hospital.

Queen Alexandra Dock was contacted by emergency services shortly before 11:15 am. The public was warned not to enter the area.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service advised residents living near to keep their doors and windows locked.

South Wales Police spokesmen said: “South Wales Police were called to reports of a chemical leak on Queen Alexandra Dock, Butetown.

“The incident was handled by the fire department. As a precaution, three people were taken to the hospital.

“Please avoid the area and keep windows and doors shut if you are in the Queen Alexandra Docks area. Please do not contact our control room in relation this incident.”

A spokesperson from the fire service said: “Due to an ongoing incident, we are requesting that all doors and windows in the Queen Alexandra Docks, Cardiff area to be closed.”

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