Chemical spill in St Neots

FIREFIGHTERS wore protective suits to clean-up a chemical spill in St Neots. Fire crews arrived in Alpha Drive in Eaton Socon on Monday (April 13) at 6.23pm to find a quantity of sulphuric acid had spilled onto waste ground. Two crews from St Neots, one

FIREFIGHTERS wore protective suits to clean-up a chemical spill in St Neots.

Fire crews arrived in Alpha Drive in Eaton Socon on Monday (April 13) at 6.23pm to find a quantity of sulphuric acid had spilled onto waste ground.

Two crews from St Neots, one hazard material unit from St Neots and a rescue vehicle from Huntingdon were called to help with the clean-up operation.

Firefighters wore special chemical suits to clear the spillage and make the area safe.

They were assisted by police officers and staff from the Environment Agency.