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Emergency Services and agency’s are currently dealing with a chemical spill in Teesside which will have promoted a multi agency response and the opening of gold command room at Police Headquarters.

Stainton way in Hemlington will be closed for a number of hours.

It is believed a van traveling with dangerous chemicals has leaked.

Police have confirmed these chemicals are highly contagious.

Police want people to stay away from the area and those is the affect area to stay in doors.

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