Civic Pool chlorine leak fixed

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FINAL (2.55PM) UPDATE: The chlorine leak at Civic Pool has been contained and cleared. Atmospheric monitoring has deemed the area safe and the site has been handed back to pool management.

UPDATE: Firefighters have contained the chlorine leak and are working with contractors to safely dispose the liquid. The exclusion zone has been downgraded; however, the pool remains closed.

THE public is asked to stay clear of Civic Pool as Fire & Rescue deal with a chlorine leak.

Civic Pool… suspected chlorine leak.

Twenty-five people were evacuated from the pool this morning (January 18) as a precaution and Fire & Rescue say HAZMAT crews are working to contain the leak and are undertaking atmospheric monitoring.

An exclusion zone around the pool is in place.

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