BREAKING: Man hospitalised in Sidmouth chemical leak


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A man has been taken to hospital this afternoon after a chemical leak at a Sidmouth dry cleaners.

Multiple fire crews have been at the scene for several hours trying to contain the spillage of fluid at Regency off Fore Street.

A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said the man was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital by ambulance as a precaution after complaining of a headache.

He said the spillage has been contained and officers are now dealing with the clean-up of the fluid at the premises in Cross Lane.

More details to follow, see for further updates.

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