Cumbria surgery evacuated following chemical spill
Last updated at 16:01, Thursday, 10 January 2013
A DOCTORS' surgery in Cumbria was evacuated after hazardous chemicals were spilled.
At around 10.10am firefighters were called to the spillage in a surgery in Gillingate, Kendal.
Two fire engines, one from Kendal and one from Staveley, attended the incident.
The surgery was evacuated as a safety precaution and around a dozen people were left looking on while police and Environment Agency officials attended.
At 12.06pm firefighters wearing special chemical suits began clearing the scene and the incident has now been resolved, though police have said there could be delays in the area for several hours.
First published at 12:11, Thursday, 10 January 2013
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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