Chemical leak prompts multi-agency response

Popular Way West, Avonmouth

Crews from Patchway, Avonmouth and Southmead fire stations were called to reports of a chemical leak at an industrial property when the alarms were activated. 

Four firefighters in breathing apparatus and gas tight suits isolated the leak in the building. 

On-site specialists were then able to carry out repair work and stop and further leaking. 

Police and South Western Ambulance Service Hazardous Area Response Team were also in attendence. 

The incident was left in the hands of on-site specialists and the duty manager.