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Glasgow's Emirates Arena evacuated over chemical smell

Fire crew at the Emirates Arena

Glasgow's Emirates Arena has been evacuated by firefighters who have been called to several reports of a chemical smell in the city's Dalmarnock area.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said the sports venue was cleared as a precautionary measure at 11:25.

Firefighters also evacuated and ventilated commercial premises on London Road at about 10:52.

Crews earlier attended Swanston Street in Dalmarnock on Wednesday evening. The cause of the problem is not yet known.

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