People evacuated from the area.
Bomb squad called in.
An investigation into the incident will likely ensue.
Mark Neate, a Sellafield director:
“This is a routine procedure” as per the BBC.
TAP – Maybe a psyop. Fear is the media game.
Bomb disposal experts were called to Sellafield
Initial reports suggest the incident involved five bottles containing a number of non-nuclear chemicals.
Staff had been disposing of chemicals, which had been stored at the site in Cumbria since 1992, when the incident happened.
The incident is understood to have occurred in chemical storage units at Sellafield
A specialised unit was invited to attend the Sellafield site to assess the material and advise on its safe disposal
“In line with best practice and established procedures, we alerted the relevant partner agencies and sought advice on managing this material in accordance with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations.
“As is usual in these scenarios, a specialised unit was invited to attend the Sellafield site to assess the material and advise on its safe disposal.
Building were evacuated as part of the operational alert
There have been safety concerns at the plant after a tip-off from a whistleblower, including allegations of inadequate staffing levels and poor maintenance.
Sellafield’s safety record was questioned in a BBC Panorma programme
Sellafield insisted the site in Cumbria is safe and has been improved with significant investment in recent years.