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'No risk' from leak at Grangemouth industrial complex

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Image caption Police closed roads after the leak of butane gas was reported at the Grangemouth industrial complex

Emergency services were called after a gas leak at the Grangemouth industrial complex.

Roads were closed around the Ineos site on Bo'ness Road as the police and fire services responded to reports of a leak of butane gas at about 10:45.

An Ineos spokesman confirmed the on-site incident management team was mobilised in response to the leak.

No-one was injured and a police spokesman said there was no wider risk to people living nearby.

Hundreds of staff and pupils at nearby schools were advised to stay indoors as a precaution during the incident.

Road closures were removed by 12:00.

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