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Chemical incident

Oliver Road, Grays
05/02/2016 @ 07:50
Incident Number: 1702
In attendance: 1 x Orsett 3 x Grays 2 x Rayleigh Weir (one Hazmat unit)


Firefighters were quick to respond to a chemical (hydrochloric acid) spilling from a tanker.

Seven crews, including one new Hazmat unit, were called to the incident, which had already been handled by site staff on arrival.

One casualty suffered the effects of chemical fumes. He was left in the care of the Ambulance Service by 08:14hrs.

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