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An exclusion zone remains in place after a chemical leak was discovered at a rail yard in Brisbane's south on Saturday morning.
Hundreds of litres of herbicide leaked from containers inside a rail car at Acacia Ridge, with emergency services called about 9am.
A 25-metre containment area was established and five people who discovered the leak were assessed by paramedics but were uninjured.
Emergency services were called about 9am and found a chemicals leak at an Acacia Ridge rail yard.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Service inspector Brett Finnis said there was no risk to people or the environment as the leak had been contained within the rail yard.
QFES chemical experts were at the scene and it was believed the chemical containers had been damaged in transit.
Police have asked that nearby Kerry Road be avoided.
This article first appeared on www.brisbanetimes.com.au
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