BREAKING NEWS: Students have reportedly been evacuated from Bournemouth University due to a dangerous chemical incident.

(DailyStar UK)

Images from the scene suggest a police cordon is in place at the Dorset university’s student village.

Unconfirmed reports from the scene suggest flammable chemicals have leaked – and there is the risk of a “chemical explosion”.

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Josh Widle, a student at the university, told the Daily Star Online: “Apparently a policewoman said that there was a potential for a chemical explosion – and another one said that there is something flammable that is leaking.

“Some people from the immediate area were evacuated.”

An eyewitness said firefighters entered the student village at about 10.30pm.

A police spokesman said: “I can confirm we are dealing with an incident at that location.”Police-on-the-scene-of-a-chemical-incident-at-Bournemouth-University-785204.jpg

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