Acid spill closes main road

PART of Great Yarmouth's seafront has been cordoned off following an acid spill on one of its busiest roads.Forty firefighters are at the scene on Marine Parade which had to be closed after hydrochloric acid leaked from an overfilled bund tank on to the road.

PART of Great Yarmouth's seafront has been cordoned off following an acid spill on one of its busiest roads.

Forty firefighters are at the scene on Marine Parade which had to be closed after hydrochloric acid leaked from an overfilled bund tank on to the road.

The Marina Centre was evacuated and the area blocked to the public.

Two crews from Yarmouth and the chemical incident from Sprowston were reinforced by crews from Acle, Martham and Wymondham in their efforts to deal with the spill.

The call to the incident was received at 8.35am and crews are still on scene.