Ongoing: Battery acid leak in Runcorn
10/10/2018 - 15:45
Lister Road, Runcorn.
One fire engine attended from Runcorn. One fire engine from Widnes
Ongoing: Firefighters were called to a possible chemical leak at a business premises in Lister Road, Runcorn. A strong smell was coming from the IT server room which turned out to be a battery pack which was leaking battery acid. Staff were evacuated as a precaution.
Crews used two breathing apparatus while they isolated the battery pack and placed it on its side to prevent it leaking further. Crews remain on the scene.
Further updates will be provided when available.