Gas leak at Sudbury factory

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A GAS leak has forced the evacuation of workers on Chilton Industrial Estate.

Police have set up a 200 metre cordon around Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics Ltd in Windham Road, where the leak happened just before 8am this morning.

Emergency crews on the scene say they believe the leak has been contained and that no one is injured.

A spokeswoman for the fire service stressed that the gas is not toxic and there is no risk to the public.

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