Warners Bay chemical spill leaves two in hospital

Simon McCarthy
By Simon McCarthy
Updated January 27 2022 - 11:49am, first published 5:54am
Firefighters on the scene of a suspected chlorine spill at Warners Bay Thursday. Picture: NSW Fire and Rescue

Five people have been potentially exposed to dangerous chemicals, two of whom were hospitalised, after a spill at Warners Bay on Thursday morning.


Simon McCarthy

Simon McCarthy

Digital Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Simon McCarthy is a digital journalist working at the Newcastle Herald in NSW. He writes and produces video and multimedia for the Herald and Herald Weekender magazine, and co-produces the Toohey's News podcast. McCarthy has worked as a journalist in regional NSW since 2013. He joined the newsroom of the Newcastle Herald in 2017 from the Northern Daily Leader in Tamworth where he worked from 2015 to 2016.

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