Police cordon off part of Butts Road, Sholing after "potentially dangerous" chemicals found

Major chemical alert in Southampton street

Major chemical alert in Southampton street

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POLICE have cordoned off a house in a Southampton street after a major chemical alert.

A 36-year-old man has been arrested after reports that potentially dangerous chemicals were being stored at a house in Butts Road.

Police have seized a number of items and are assessing them.

The house has been evacuated as a precaution, although it is not believed the chemicals pose a danger to anyone else.

The property's windows are wide open, while officers stand guard outside.

Forensics experts are due to arrive back at the scene this evening.

The Daily Echo understands several ambulance crews and a large number of police vehicles first arrived at the scene at around 3pm.

It is believed that a woman and her son live at the address.

One neighbour, who asked not to be named, said: "I was leaving work and had about eight calls to say something was going on.

"There's something very weird going on."

Another resident added: "It's a bit of a shock, I've lived here seven years and I've never seen anything like this before." 

 

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7:08pm Tue 3 Jun 14

Block41row0sfc says...

Glad it is not anymore serious.
Glad it is not anymore serious. Block41row0sfc
  • Score: 0

7:40pm Tue 3 Jun 14

Mary80 says...

I live around the corner from that road dayum it always happens in Sholing
I live around the corner from that road dayum it always happens in Sholing Mary80
  • Score: -5

8:25pm Tue 3 Jun 14

Huey says...

Mary80 wrote:
I live around the corner from that road dayum it always happens in Sholing
Quelled surprise!
[quote][p][bold]Mary80[/bold] wrote: I live around the corner from that road dayum it always happens in Sholing[/p][/quote]Quelled surprise! Huey
  • Score: 0

10:32pm Tue 3 Jun 14

wwozzer says...

Impressive bush
Impressive bush wwozzer
  • Score: 5

10:48pm Tue 3 Jun 14

repcosy says...

Surely it's not that major if all they've done is crack a few windows and said hey everyone get outside for a while. Surely if it was major the street would be evacuated.
Surely it's not that major if all they've done is crack a few windows and said hey everyone get outside for a while. Surely if it was major the street would be evacuated. repcosy
  • Score: 1

11:25pm Tue 3 Jun 14

djwhite1982 says...

I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it.
I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it. djwhite1982
  • Score: 2

11:27pm Tue 3 Jun 14

djwhite1982 says...

djwhite1982 wrote:
I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it.
I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.
[quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it. djwhite1982
  • Score: 2

11:29pm Tue 3 Jun 14

djwhite1982 says...

djwhite1982 wrote:
djwhite1982 wrote:
I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it.
I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.
I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.
[quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it. djwhite1982
  • Score: 3

11:43pm Tue 3 Jun 14

Mary80 says...

djwhite1982 wrote:
djwhite1982 wrote:
djwhite1982 wrote:
I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it.
I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.
I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.
Do you need to SPAM this fucing message SEVERAL TIMES? We get it ok STFU
[quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]Do you need to SPAM this fucing message SEVERAL TIMES? We get it ok STFU Mary80
  • Score: -9

8:28am Wed 4 Jun 14

Zexagon says...

Mary80 wrote:
djwhite1982 wrote:
djwhite1982 wrote:
djwhite1982 wrote:
I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it.
I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.
I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.
Do you need to SPAM this fucing message SEVERAL TIMES? We get it ok STFU
Mary Mary not quite so contrary,how does your garden grow?
[quote][p][bold]Mary80[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]Do you need to SPAM this fucing message SEVERAL TIMES? We get it ok STFU[/p][/quote]Mary Mary not quite so contrary,how does your garden grow? Zexagon
  • Score: 0

8:55am Wed 4 Jun 14

pitbull says...

djwhite1982 wrote:
djwhite1982 wrote:
djwhite1982 wrote:
I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it.
I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.
I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.
You certainly don't beat around the bush, do you?

I'm glad you "twigged" he was there.

It's PC Zanussi, he's Special Branch.
[quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]djwhite1982[/bold] wrote: I live near that house and have done for a while, his bush is has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]I live near this house and have done for some time, his bush has a fridge in it.[/p][/quote]You certainly don't beat around the bush, do you? I'm glad you "twigged" he was there. It's PC Zanussi, he's Special Branch. pitbull
  • Score: 0

1:56pm Wed 4 Jun 14

kiddynamite says...

Making Meth???
Making Meth??? kiddynamite
  • Score: 1

2:06pm Thu 5 Jun 14

Hastagger says...

'potentially dangerous chemicals found'... could be bleach, could be anything, you can make napalm out of the right quantities of soap and orange juice.

Come on DE, up and at them, if you can't find out what went on, why not elaborate a bit, use some journalistic license. Just make up an unnamed source...

#meh
#trends
'potentially dangerous chemicals found'... could be bleach, could be anything, you can make napalm out of the right quantities of soap and orange juice. Come on DE, up and at them, if you can't find out what went on, why not elaborate a bit, use some journalistic license. Just make up an unnamed source... #meh #trends Hastagger
  • Score: 0

1:18pm Sat 7 Jun 14

richard57 says...

someone has forgot to flush the loo.
someone has forgot to flush the loo. richard57
  • Score: 0

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