Thurrock explosion: Man treated for inhaling chemical
A man has been treated for inhaling a chemical following an explosion in Essex.
Firefighters in breathing apparatus entered an industrial plant on Stoneness Road, Thurrock, at about 09:00 BST after an explosion in a machine.
A chemical, thought to be chlorine, leaked but did not cause a fire.
Essex Fire Service said there had been no risk to anybody in the surrounding area.
The man was treated by paramedics.